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Mountainous landscape with a bridge over falls and a figure on the right: PD.149-1963

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Object information

Titles

Mountainous landscape with a bridge over falls and a figure on the right

Maker(s)

Bloemaert, Abraham (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Paul Sandby (Lugt 2112); the Sandby Album; Aubrey Le Bond, sold, Sotheby's, 9 July 1936, lot 36 (sold as Richard Wilson RA), bt. Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 201 mm
Width: 293 mm

Relative size of this object

29.3 m20.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Red chalk
Grey wash
Brown wash
Blue wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk with blue and grey wash and a trace of red chalk, bordered on each side by two lines of brown wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: blom (and) Abra Bloemaert
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: 697 (and) 21
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.149-1963
Primary reference Number: 4267
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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