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A coast scene; Lighthouse at Egmont: PD.260-1963

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A coast scene; Lighthouse at Egmont


Cuyp, Aelbert (Draughtsman)


History note: John Barnard (Lugt 1420); with Colnaghi's; bt. Ingram (Lugt 1405a), July 1936

Measurements and weight

Height: 133 mm
Width: 192 mm

Relative size of this object

19.2 m13.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Washes in the sea added later

School or Style


Materials used in production

Red chalk
Grey wash
Yellow wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, traces of red chalk, grey wash, touches of yellow wash, on laid paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J.B. N.o 823 / 7 1/2 by 5 1/2
  • Location: On the mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: fawcett 28 / 105
  • Location: On the mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Cuyp
  • Location: On the mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.260-1963
Primary reference Number: 4490
Lugt: 1420
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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