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A view of a town above a river: PD.105-1964

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


A view of a town above a river
Study of trees and rocky landscape


Draughtsman: Bloemen, Jan Frans van (Orizonte) (Attributed to)




?View of Rome from the Aventine Hill


History note: Paul Sandby, R.A. (1725-1809) L.2112 bottom L.; Sir Bruce Ingram (not stamped) offered for sale by his executors, Sotheby's 1 December 1964, lot 71, as a View of Rome near the Tiber, withdrawn

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1963, received 1964

Measurements and weight

Height: 177 mm
Width: 267 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1964) by Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: pen, brown ink, grey and brown wash, with a line of grey wash bordering it on all sides verso: pen and brown ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Study of trees and rocky landscape
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite and brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.105-1964
Primary reference Number: 4287
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 25 March 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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