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A view of Rome from the Pincio: PD.516-1963

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Current Location: In storage


A view of Rome from the Pincio
The composition has been traced through in reverse; a sketch of two peasants with a donkey


Draughtsman: Nieulandt, Willem II van




A view of Rome taken from the Southern slope of the Pincio showing, from left to right, the Church of Sta Trinita dei Monti, the Palazzo del Quirinale, the Torre delle Milizie, Palazzo Ferratini and the Torre del Campidoglio [Capitolina]


History note: The Dukes of Northumberland, Sale Sotheby's, 16 November 1949, part of lot 1, bt. Colnaghi's for Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 274 mm
Width: 427 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


1602 - 1605


Used for the engraving 'Prospectus Montis' [Hollstein XIV, p.166, no. 112]

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink
Blue wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: pen, brown ink with grey and blue wash verso: tracing: graphite; sketch, lower right: pen and brown ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: In Roma adi 10 November 1603 / monte / trenita
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: bril
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.516-1963
Primary reference Number: 4891
Lugt: 1405a
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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