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A shore scene with ships: PD.657-1963

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A shore scene with ships


Draughtsman: Roghman, Roelant




History note: R. von Liphart (Lugt 1758); Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 164 mm
Width: 826 mm

Relative size of this object

82.6 m16.4 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


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, brown ink, grey wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1007 (Liphart's hand)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: No. 263 / S de Vliger / de Visser 59 / ..... (? de Visser Sale)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.657-1963
Primary reference Number: 5085
Lugt: 1758
Lugt: 1405a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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