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Harbour scene; a crowd at a pier: PD.116-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Harbour scene; a crowd at a pier


Draughtsman: Backhuysen, Ludolf




History note: A. Von Beckerath; Berlin Print Room (Lugt 1612); sold by the Berlin Museum (Lugt 2482); with Colnaghi's; bt. Ingram (Lugt 1405a), September 1936 £8

Measurements and weight

Height: 122 mm
Width: 108 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1701


Perhaps related to the etching [Dut.9]

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown wash
Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down on card)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen, Indian ink and brown wash, with a line of brown wash bordering it on all sides, on paper, laid down on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: K.d.Z.12367
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.116-1963
Primary reference Number: 4222
Lugt: 1612
Lugt: 2482
Lugt: 1045a
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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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