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Dutch highway with peasant carts: PD.34-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Dutch highway with peasant carts


Draughtsman: Molijn, Pieter




History note: Sir E.J. Poynter (Lugt 874); Poynter Sale, 25 April 1918 (Sotheby's), lot 269; Charles B.O. Clarke; Louis C.G. Clarke (1881-1960)

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1960.

Measurements and weight

Height: 140 mm
Width: 220 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Yellow-brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, with grey and yellow-brown wash on vellum

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.34-1961
Primary reference Number: 4838
Lugt: 874
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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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