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Landscape with a cottage, figures and cattle: 1592

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Landscape with a cottage, figures and cattle


Draughtsman: Cats, Jacob



Measurements and weight

Height: 187 mm
Width: 256 mm

Relative size of this object

25.6 m18.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1911-06) by Madan, Francis Falconer


Production date: AD 1791

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Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J = Cats inv et fec
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1791
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: plus an unidentified paraphe

  • Text: No.16
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1592
Primary reference Number: 4436
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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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