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Leviathan with nude women (?Triumph of Amphitrite): PD.154-1963

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Current Location: In storage


Leviathan with nude women (?Triumph of Amphitrite)


Draughtsman: Bloemaert, Abraham




History note: Binden Blood (Lugt 3011); Barker ; Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 172 mm
Width: 250 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Several versions known

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white, black chalk, on paper, laid down on a strip of paper at the top (incised for transfer)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 696
  • Location: On mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Saenredam fecit
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 29
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: cf / Baker Am 1650 / 3=i / March / 1841 (in Binden Blood's hand)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Recto: Graphite, centre "696" Verso: Red pencil, upper right encircled "S" Graphite, upper left "148"/"(6)" Graphite, lower centre "28"
  • Location: Old mountboard

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.154-1963
Primary reference Number: 4271
Lugt: 3011
Lugt: 1405a
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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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