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The interior of ruins: PD.107-1964

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


The interior of ruins


Draughtsman: Miel, Jan (Attributed to)




History note: Sir Bruce Ingram (not stamped), offered for sale by his executors, Sotheby's, 1 December 1964, part of lot 73, with Wyck, PD.106-1964, withdrawn

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1963.

Measurements and weight

Height: 187 mm
Width: 286 mm

Relative size of this object

28.6 m18.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1964) by Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir


Grey wash study of ruins with shaft of light, very similar to Wyck PD.106-1964, and mounted on the same mount.

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Materials used in production

Grey wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( stuck down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Point of the brush, grey wash, on paper, stuck down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JM.F.
  • Location: Left hand corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 109
  • Location: On mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: don't mount
  • Location: On mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.107-1964
Primary reference Number: 4834
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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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