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A view of the Cathedral Church, Nantes: PD.272-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


A view of the Cathedral Church, Nantes


Draughtsman: Doomer, Lambert




History note: H. Danby Seymour (1820-1871); sold, Sotheby's, by order of Miss Seymour's trustees, 26 April 1927, lot 13, bt. Sabin (£25); Messrs P. & D. Colnaghi, from whom purchased by Ingram, February 1940 (£20)

Measurements and weight

Height: 141 mm
Width: 185 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1645

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, and brown and grey wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: 732/Doomer
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: Lambert Doomer
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: rare master / from the Seymour Col.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Recto: Graphite, centre "A367" Verso: Graphite, upper left "Ashmolean"/encircled "P"/"Exh. Colnaghi (L.F.B.C.) Jan-Feb. 1952, No. 51 (then to Bath)" Blue pencil, upper left encircled "51" Red biro, upper left "#26" Red pencil, upper right encircled "S" Graphite, upper right "255(5)" Graphite, lower centre "(31)"/"30[erased]"
  • Location: Old mountboard

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.272-1963
Primary reference Number: 4534
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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