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Portrait of François van Aarssens: 4118

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Portrait of François van Aarssens


Draughtsman: Schouman, Aert




On album page 26 of P.5862-R

Measurements and weight

Height: 171 mm
Width: 109 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Charrington, John


18th century
Production date: AD 1751

School or Style


Materials used in production

Monochrome wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Monochrome grey wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A:Schouman, Fecit
  • Location: Lower left-hand corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1751
  • Location: Lower left-hand corner
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: 4118
Primary reference Number: 5224
Lugt: 572
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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