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Ships at sea in a breeze: 3168A

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Current Location: In storage


Ships at sea in a breeze


Draughtsman: Velde, Willem II van de



Measurements and weight

Height: 154 mm
Width: 198 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production

Grey wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen and ink and grey wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: J. Richardson's hand?; see Lugt.2983-2984 - or signature?

  • Text: W.V.V.J.
  • Location: Lower left-hand corner
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3168A
Primary reference Number: 5427
Lugt: 2983-4
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 27 November 2023 Last processed: Monday 27 November 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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