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A river scene with goats in the foreground: PD.413-1963

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Object information

Titles

A river scene with goats in the foreground

Maker(s)

Hondius, Hendrik I (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Griffier Fagel; William Esdaile (Lugt 2617) sold Esdaile Sale, Christie's, 22 June 1840, lot 802; Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 253 mm
Width: 207 mm

Relative size of this object

20.7 m25.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: ? AD 1637 : date from inscription

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Bistre

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and bistre, on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: hencricus Hondius fec. Haga Comits. 1637
  • Location: Lower right, on cartouche
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: Esdaile's handwriting

  • Text: Henry Hondius
  • Location: On the mount

Inscription present: Esdaile's handwriting

  • Text: 72-2-Fagel 1799
  • Location: On the mount

Inscription present: Esdaile's handwriting

  • Text: Griffier Fagels Sale 1801 / WE P 54 Nr. 73 / 1576 to / date 1637
  • Location: On the mount

Inscription present: Esdaile's handwriting

  • Text: 588
  • Location: On the mount

Inscription present: Esdaile's handwriting

  • Text: Griffier Fagels Sale 1801 WE.P 54 N72
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.413-1963
Primary reference Number: 4741
Lugt: 2617
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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