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A warship sailing before the wind: PD.636-1963

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Titles

A warship sailing before the wind

Maker(s)

Rietschoof, Hendrik (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Fuller-Maitland; Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 358 mm
Width: 470 mm

Relative size of this object

47 m35.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk washed in grey with the brush, on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.636-1963
Primary reference Number: 5049
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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