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The Battle of La Hogue: PD.110-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Battle of La Hogue


Draughtsman: Backhuysen, Ludolf




History note: With Colnaghi's; bt. Ingram (Lugt 1405a), February 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 108 mm
Width: 152 mm

Relative size of this object

15.2 m10.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1963) by Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir


Production date: AD 1690


Pair to PD.111-1963

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen, ink and brown wash, with a line of brown wash bordering it on all sides, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: P.1429
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Zee Slag tusschen de franse Vloot onder Admi... / Tourville, en gecomineerd Engelse en hollands (e) / vloot onder Torrington en Brackel tot nadeel de (r) laaste waar bij Braakel dood geschoten / Ao 1690
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.110-1963
Primary reference Number: 4217
Lugt: 1405a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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