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Head of a man (portrait of Jan van Goyen?): PD.188-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Head of a man (portrait of Jan van Goyen?)


Draughtsman: Bloemaert, Abraham (After)




History note: C.K Vertue; L.H. Oppenheimer, Sale Christie's, 14 July 1936, part of lot. 334 (together with a drawing by R. Nooms; bt. Colnaghi £27); Ingram (Lugt 1405a - marked twice)

Measurements and weight

Height: 158 mm
Width: 141 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Copy after Ploos van Amstel's print after the original drawing by Bloemaert in the Gemeenttemuseum, Amsterdam. Formerly assigned to Jan de Bray.

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Materials used in production

Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk and red chalk, on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.188-1963
Primary reference Number: 4348
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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