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Landscape with cottages on a river bank: 3005A

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Landscape with cottages on a river bank


Draughtsman: Goyen, Jan Josephsz. van




History note: Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830) (L.2445); sold London Christie's, 4 June 1860 lot 449 (12/-, Ensom)

Measurements and weight

Height: 120 mm
Width: 200 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1913-02) by Clough, G.T.


Production date: AD 1651

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Materials used in production

Monochrome wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, with some monochrome wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: VG
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1651
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3005A
Primary reference Number: 4674
Lugt: 2445
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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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