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Study of a tree: PD.270-1963

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Study of a tree


Vadder, Lodewijk de (Draughtsman)


History note: Randall Davies (1866-1946), his sale, Sotheby's, 10-12 February 1947, part of lot 98, bt. through P. & D. Colnaghi by Ingram, with four others (£10)

Measurements and weight

Height: 258 mm
Width: 194 mm

Relative size of this object

19.4 m25.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Formerly ascribed to Lambert Doomer (1624-1700

Materials used in production

Brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, with pale brown wash, on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.270-1963
Primary reference Number: 4531
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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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