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A seated man playing the violin: PD.401-1963

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Current Location: In storage


A seated man playing the violin


Draughtsman: Hals, Dirck




History note: With Messrs. Colnaghi; bt. Ingram (Lugt 1405a), 27 April 1949 for £.90

Measurements and weight

Height: 214 mm
Width: 164 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: ? AD 1629

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Oils on paper, en grisaille

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: DH / 1629(?)
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: in a 17th Century hand

  • Text: de jonge Hals feci
  • Method of creation: Ink

Inscription present: in a 17th Century hand

  • Text: :dlnrtgood
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 1609 (or 1619)
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: de Jonge Hals
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.401-1963
Primary reference Number: 4722
Lugt: 1405a
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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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