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Panoramic view of the English fleet, off the Dutch coast, at Scheveningen: PD.186-1963

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Panoramic view of the English fleet, off the Dutch coast, at Scheveningen


Bray, Jan de (Draughtsman)


History note: ?Ploos van Amstel; William Esdaile (Lugt 2617) Sale, Christie's 24 June 1840, lot 1115 (together with no. 403 in the Collection of the Stichting Custodia, Paris), bt. Gibbs; probably with Messrs Colnaghi; bt. by Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 85 mm
Width: 452 mm

Relative size of this object

45.2 m8.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: ? AD 1660

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, brown ink and grey wash, on three sheets of paper, joined together

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A: 1660 6/1 (in Jan de Bray's own handwriting)
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date
  • Text: RJ / RJ / -
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 8 / 8 / -
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.186-1963
Primary reference Number: 4343
Lugt: 2617
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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