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A windy day: PD.237-1963

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Object information

Titles

A windy day

Maker(s)

Cats, Jacob (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Jacob de Vos (Lugt 1450); sale 22-24 May 1883, lot 103 (together with its pair); Bernard Falk; Brown; with Colnaghi's; bt. Ingram (Lugt 1405a), 22 November 1955 (£45)

Measurements and weight

Height: 195 mm
Width: 292 mm

Relative size of this object

29.2 m19.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1794

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Bodycolour
Grey wash
Watercolour
Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down on card)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, brown ink, with watercolour and traces of bodycolour, and a line of grey wash bordering it on all sides, on paper laid down on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J. Cats in et fec
  • Location: Verso, lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1794
  • Location: Verso, lower left
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.237-1963
Primary reference Number: 4437
Lugt: 1450
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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