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A view of Bergen op Zoom: PD.435-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


A view of Bergen op Zoom


Draughtsman: Klotz, Valentin




History note: With Messrs. Colnaghi, bt. Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a), June 1951

Measurements and weight

Height: 183 mm
Width: 312 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1674-07-14

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen, brown ink and watercolour, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: geteekent het 14 July 1674 (or 1671) tot Bergen op den Zoom
  • Location: Across the upper margin, left

Inscription present: in the artist's hand

  • Text: (a key given by the artist to the numbered buildings on the obverse: 1: (cut off) / 2: het arme huys / 3: de Groote kerck ofte genaemt: S: Geertruyt / 4: het huys straet / 6: de huybergse straet
  • Location: Verso
  • Text: Klots f.
  • Location: On the old mount, recto
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: by de beleegering door de Spanjaarden Na het leeve geteekent / Bergen op Zoom
  • Location: Underneath the drawing
  • Text: Josua de Grave
  • Location: Verso of drawing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: (a number of inscriptions by previous, probably Dutch, owners of the drawing none of them identifiable)
  • Location: On old mount, recto

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.435-1963
Primary reference Number: 4773
Lugt: 1405a
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Audit data

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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