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Portrait of Dionijs Wijnands: PD.541-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Portrait of Dionijs Wijnands
Sketch for drapery


Draughtsman: Noordt, Joannes van




History note: A.W. Mensing, Sale, Amsterdam, Mullers Co., 27 April 1937, lot 494, bt. by Colnaghi, for Ingram (Lugt 1405a) (£18)

Measurements and weight

Height: 394 mm
Width: 290 mm

Relative size of this object

29 m39.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


According to Mensing sale catalogue, the present drawing is a study for a portrait in Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, no. 1760., dated 1664.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( faded grey-green)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, heightened with white on faded grey-green paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A.V.OORT
  • Location: Verso?, lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.541-1963
Primary reference Number: 4917
Lugt: 1405a
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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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