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The Ascension of Elijah (?): PD.28-1968

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Object information

Titles

The Ascension of Elijah (?)

Maker(s)

Bramer, Leonard (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 405 mm
Width: 316 mm

Relative size of this object

31.6 m40.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1968) by Tillotson, John

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Grey wash
Whitening
Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( course, laid down on card)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, Indian ink, grey wash heightened with white on coarse brown paper laid down on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 45
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: Leonard Bramer died in Delft in 1674. Worked in France & Italy living for some time in Rome. Returned to Delft 1625 and became Guild Master
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Typed
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.28-1968
Primary reference Number: 4332
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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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