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Wooded landscape with a herdsman and cows: 3931

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Wooded landscape with a herdsman and cows
Landscape with trees


Draughtsman: Bril, Paul




History note: Brangwyn, Frank

Measurements and weight

Height: 199 mm
Width: 275 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank


Production date: AD 1609

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: point of the brush, black ink and grey wash verso: black chalk on laid paper with traces of oil paint on both sides

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: the '00' is in the form of a pair of spectacles - a pun on Bril's name

  • Text: oo bruy
  • Location: Recto, lowre left
  • Method of creation: Pen and brown ink
  • Text: 16.0.9
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Point of the brush and grey wash
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3931
Primary reference Number: 4355
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 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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