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The Royal yacht receiving a salute: 3168B

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Current Location: In storage


The Royal yacht receiving a salute


Draughtsman: Velde, Willem II van de



Measurements and weight

Height: 172 mm
Width: 189 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1700

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W.V.V.J. Ao 1700 (J. Richardson's hand?; see Lugt. 2983-4) - almost certainly a signature
  • Location: Lower left-hand corner
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3168B
Primary reference Number: 5428
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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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