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A seated peasant ladling soup out of a pot: PD.38-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A seated peasant ladling soup out of a pot

Maker(s)

Attributed to Dusart, Cornelis (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: ?William Esdaile; Sir E.J. Poynter (Lugt 874); Poynter Sale, Sotheby's, 25 April 1918, part of lot 274; bt. Agnew for Charles B.O. Clarke; Louis C.G. Clarke

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1960.

Measurements and weight

Height: 78 mm
Width: 43 mm

Relative size of this object

4.3 m7.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Previously attributed to Adriaen van Ostade [1610-1685]

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Indian ink wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, Indian ink wash, on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.38-1961
Primary reference Number: 4923
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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