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Study of trees (woodland scene with farmhouse in background): PD.136-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Study of trees (woodland scene with farmhouse in background)


Draughtsman: Begeyn, Abraham




History note: Paul Sandby (Lugt 2112); Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 247 mm
Width: 343 mm

Relative size of this object

34.3 m24.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Inscribed verso 'buyte Kleef' [outside Cleves]

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black ink
Black wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( buff)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Point of brush, black ink, grey wash, over black chalk with a line of black wash bordering it on all sides, on buff paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: brijts kleef (or Kloof)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: A Bega fecit - / The: Smithsun (?)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.136-1963
Primary reference Number: 4241
Lugt: 2112
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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