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Lot and his daughters: PD.416-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Lot and his daughters


Draughtsman: Hoogstraten, Samuel van




Genesis XIX, 33


History note: Marquis de Lagoy (1764-1829, Lugt 1710); Samuel Woodburn (according to inscription, see above, not identifiable in Woodburn's sale, 1860); E. Utterson (1775/6-1856, Lugt 909, not identifiable in Utterson sale, 1857); G. Clausen, R.A. (Lugt 539); Sir Robert Mond (Lugt 2813a); his grandson, Basil Austin; from whom purchased by Messrs P. & D. Colnaghi; from whom obtained by Sir Bruce Ingram, October 1952 (£24)

Measurements and weight

Height: 83 mm
Width: 103 mm

Relative size of this object

10.3 m8.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, brown ink and brown wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: P
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 449 / V. Eckhout Woodburn 18 (?2)4 Rembrandt --- Lot and his daughters offering ...... / reed pen washed in Indian ink
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.416-1963
Primary reference Number: 4743
Lugt: 1710
Lugt: 909
Lugt: 539
Lugt: 2813a
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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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