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Sheet of studies of peasants: PD.208-1963

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Sheet of studies of peasants


Brueghel, Jan, the elder (Draughtsman)


History note: With Colnaghi's; bt. Ingram (Lugt 1405a) November 1935

Measurements and weight

Height: 170 mm
Width: 257 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Grey-brown wash

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Point of the brush, pen and brown ink, grey-brown wash, on paper, laid down, with a faint line of graphite bordering it

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J Brueghel (de Velours)
  • Location: On the old mount
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 667
  • Location: On mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: DJ
  • Location: Verso

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.208-1963
Primary reference Number: 4377
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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