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Object information

Current Location: In storage


A musical party


Draughtsman: Velde, Esaias I van de



Measurements and weight

Height: 224 mm
Width: 338 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


Production date: AD 1629

School or Style


Materials used in production

Sepia wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk and light sepia wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: E.V. Velde
  • Location: Lower left-hand corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: ...29 (1629)
  • Location: Lower left-hand corner
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3167
Primary reference Number: 5399
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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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