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Mediterranean port scene: PD.112-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Mediterranean port scene


Draughtsman: Backhuysen, Ludolf (Attributed to)




History note: Berlin Print Room (Lugt 1612); sold by the Berlin Museum (Lugt 2482); with Colnaghi's; bt. Ingram (Lugt 1405a), December 1932 (possibly lot 114 December 20, 1933, Sotheby's)

Measurements and weight

Height: 145 mm
Width: 196 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Also attributed to Bonaventura Peeters; the address in Antwerp of Willem van de Velde is inscribed on the verso

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen, brown ink, grey wash, with a line of brown wash bordering it on all sides, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 639/25
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: K.d.Z./12087
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Monsur / Monsur vander Velden woonende in de lange meijer / straat hachter de des calster(t) (?) inden souten (?) / ...... tot Antwerpen
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.112-1963
Primary reference Number: 4218
Lugt: 1612
Lugt: 2482
Lugt: 1405a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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