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A watermill: PD.691-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


A watermill


Draughtsman: Saftleven, Herman (Attributed to)




History note: Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a, marked twice)

Measurements and weight

Height: 336 mm
Width: 516 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Schulz rejects the attribution to Saftleven. The coloured washes may be later additions

School or Style


Materials used in production

Watercolour wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( sheet folded in centre)

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Black chalk, pen and ink, watercolour washes added, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 17th century Dutch
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Generale gesigt van E(R?) ewis
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Red chalk

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.691-1963
Primary reference Number: 5182
Lugt: 1405a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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