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The Winepress of Monsieur Dittyl outside Nantes: PD.268-1963

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Current Location: In storage


The Winepress of Monsieur Dittyl outside Nantes


Draughtsman: Doomer, Lambert




History note: Jerome Tonneman, Sale, Amsterdam, 21 October 1754, part of portefeuille R or S; Jan Lamberts, Sale, Amsterdam, 6 May 1788; Pieter Oets, Sale, Amsterdam, 31 January 1791, Konstboek H, part of no. 20; Dirk Verteegh, Sale, Amsterdam, 3 November 1823, Portefeuille 2, no. 38, bt. de Gruyter; Ludwig Heinrich Storck, Sala Berlin, Amstel and Ruthardt, 25 June 1894, lot 166; P. Langerhuizen Lzn., Sale, Amsterdam, Muller, 29 April 1919, lot 227, bt. Hofstede de Groot; Dr C. Hofstede de Groot (Lugt 561), Sale Leipzig, Boerner, 4 November 1931, bt. Colnaghi's; bt. by Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a), aPRIL 1935 (£75)

Measurements and weight

Height: 240 mm
Width: 413 mm

Relative size of this object

41.3 m24 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


1670 - 1675

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink
Reddish-brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, brown ink, reddish-brown grey wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Een Wijnpers van M. Dittyl / buyte Nantes
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: inv. 620
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 1171
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 1647
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.268-1963
Primary reference Number: 4529
Lugt: 561
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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