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Fishing boats outside the walls of a town: PD.774-1963

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Object information

Titles

Fishing boats outside the walls of a town

Maker(s)

Velde, Esaias I van de (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: (?) Amsterdam, auction (F. Muller) 22 June 1910, lot 411; Amsler & Ruthardt ?; Berlin, sale Amsler & Ruthardt, 5/7 June 1912, lot 481; ?Amsterdam, sale F. Muller, 5-7 - 1927, lot 319; Amsterdam, A.W.M. Mensing sale, 27/29 April 1937 lot 753 bt. Colnaghi; bt. Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 123 mm
Width: 166 mm

Relative size of this object

16.6 m12.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1629 : from a sketch book of circa 1629

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Grey-brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, grey-brown wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: TF/-/-
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 123 / 16.8
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Ev.d.Velde
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.774-1963
Primary reference Number: 5414
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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