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Dutch warships and small craft in a breeze: PD.119-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Dutch warships and small craft in a breeze


Draughtsman: Sillemans, Experiens (Attributed to)




History note: Ritter A. von Wurzbach (Lugt 2587); Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 190 mm
Width: 266 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Formerly attributed to Ludolf Backhuysen [1631-1708] and earlier attributed to Reinier Nooms [known as Zeeman,c.1623-1667] and Claes Jansz.van Wieringen [1587-1652]

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Materials used in production

Black ink
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and black ink over black chalk, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Corn.Cl. van Wieringen (twice)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.119-1963
Primary reference Number: 5240
Lugt: 2587
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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