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Le coupe de grâce after a naval battle: PD.770-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Le coupe de grâce after a naval battle

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Velde, Esaias I van de

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Notes

History note: A.W. Mensing sale, Amsterdam, Muller, 29 April 1937, lot 748; with Messrs Colnaghi; bt. Ingram (Lugt 1405a), May 1937 £11-12-6

Measurements and weight

Height: 176 mm
285

Relative size of this object

28.5 m17.6 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

Dutch

Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: E V VELDE F....
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 85
  • Location: Lower right in the margin
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: No 415
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.770-1963
Primary reference Number: 5408
Lugt: 1405a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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