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On the Tiber: PD.139-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


On the Tiber


Draughtsman: Berchem, Nicolaes Pietersz.



Measurements and weight

Height: 148 mm
Width: 229 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1656


?copy after; engraved by Jan Visscher; a drawing of the same composition dated 1654 is in the British Museum [Hind 6]

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk and grey wash, with a thin line of black wash bordering it on all sides, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Berghem ft.
  • Location: Top left-hand corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1656
  • Location: Top left-hand corner
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.139-1963
Primary reference Number: 4245
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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