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An old man holding a book: PD.778-1963

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Current Location: In storage


An old man holding a book


Draughtsman: Velde, Jan II van de




History note: Sir Herbert Ingram(?); with Messrs Colnaghi 10 September 1931, where bought Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a), 10 September 1931

Measurements and weight

Height: 110 mm
Width: 92 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1630

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Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: JDE v
  • Location: On the right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1630
  • Location: On the right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.778-1963
Primary reference Number: 5420
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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