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Cottage by a river with small bridge: PD.151-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Cottage by a river with small bridge
Studies of farm buildings and trees


Draughtsman: Bloemaert, Abraham




History note: Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 115 mm
Width: 199 mm

Relative size of this object

19.9 m11.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Verso more typical of Bloemaert.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( cut from a larger sheet)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen, brown ink and watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Studies of farm buildings and trees
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink and grey wash over black chalk
  • Text: 694
  • Location: On mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.151-1963
Primary reference Number: 4269
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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