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Landscape with cottage among trees: 1147b

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Current Location: In storage


Landscape with cottage among trees


Draughtsman: Cats, Jacob




History note: William Esdaile (1758-1837) (Lugt 2617)

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Through the National Art Collections Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 114 mm
Width: 172 mm

Relative size of this object

17.2 m11.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1925-05) by Griffith, A. F.

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Grey ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen and ink, grey and brown wash, with a line of grey ink bordering it on all sides, on laid paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WE (in Esdaile's hand)
  • Location: Upper left
  • Text: Hamiltons Sale 1802 WE. P 30. N 220 J Cats (in Esdaile's hand)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1147b
Primary reference Number: 4435
Lugt: 2617
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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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