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Hilly landscape with a waterfall and peasants herding cattle near a river: 2870

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Hilly landscape with a waterfall and peasants herding cattle near a river

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Begeyn, Abraham

Entities

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Measurements and weight

Height: 251 mm
Width: 343 mm

Relative size of this object

34.3 m25.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1862) by VanSittart, Augustus Arthur

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Ink
Wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen and brown ink with grey and brown wash over black chalk, with a thin line of black chalk bordering it on all sides, on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Begeyn
  • Location: Lower right-hand corner
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Beqeyn (twice)
  • Location: Verso, lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: partly cut off

  • Text: Begeyn
  • Location: Visible through the backing, top centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Both
  • Location: Lower left hand corner

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2870
Primary reference Number: 4239
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Hilly landscape with a waterfall and peasants herding cattle near a river" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/4239 Accessed: 2022-12-08 03:55:37

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