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A condor, curassow, a trumpeter and two fawns in a landscape: PD.410-1963

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Current Location: In storage


A condor, curassow, a trumpeter and two fawns in a landscape


Borssom, Anthonie van (Draughtsman)


History note: Messrs. Colnaghi, from whom purchased, June 1935 (£12) Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 143 mm
Width: 178 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Formerly attributed to Melchior D' Hondecoeter [1636-1695]

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, brown ink, black chalk and grey wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: M Hondekoeter
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.410-1963
Primary reference Number: 4736
Lugt: 1405a
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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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