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An almshouse for old women: PD.279-1963

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Current Location: In storage


An almshouse for old women


Draughtsman: Dusart, Cornelis




History note: Charles Greville (Lugt 549); the Earls of Warwick (Lugt 2600); Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, brown ink over black chalk, with grey wash, on laid paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: OVDE VROUWE / HUYS: gestigt / DOOR... / 1689
  • Location: On a plaque, upper right
  • Text: 1029
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.279-1963
Primary reference Number: 4548
Lugt: 549
Lugt: 2600
Lugt: 1405a
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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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