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Panoramic view of the English fleet, off Zandvoort: PD.187-1963

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Titles

Panoramic view of the English fleet, off Zandvoort

Maker(s)

Bray, Jan de (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: C. Ploos van Amstel (not found in the catalogue of the Ploos van Amstel sale, 3 March 1800); William Esdaile (Lugt 2617), Sale Christie's, 24 June 1840 (probably added to lot 1115); probably with Messrs Colnaghi; acquired by Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a) (together with the preceding no.)

Measurements and weight

Height: 103 mm
Width: 430 mm

Relative size of this object

43 m10.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, pen and brown ink, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sant voort
  • Location: Lower left
  • Text: 1666. den 13 Aug. de Engelse Vijandelijke Vloot hier voor t sandt leggend en getelt ongeveur 50 Scheepen
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Text: From the cabinet of Ploos 1801 WE P 18 Engagement between the English and Dutch fleets D Bray
  • Location: Verso

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.187-1963
Primary reference Number: 4346
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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