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A peasant holding a jug of beer and a mug: PD.3-1958

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Current Location: In storage


A peasant holding a jug of beer and a mug


Attributed to Ostade, Adriaen van (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 85 mm
Width: 62 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1958-01-16) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton

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Materials used in production

Grey wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and ink bistre with grey wash, on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.3-1958
Primary reference Number: 4928
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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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