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A Dutch ship before a fresh breeze: PD.789-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


A Dutch ship before a fresh breeze


Draughtsman: Velde, Willem II van de




History note: Worsley (1930s); Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 225 mm
Width: 288 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( blue-grey)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk and grey wash, heightened with white on blue-grey paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W.V.V.J.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: W.v.Velde Junior
  • Location: On the old mount
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 202
  • Location: On the mount
  • Method of creation: Red
  • Text: "collector's mark"
  • Location: In the yellow wash border
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: lot 40
  • Location: Lower left

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.789-1963
Primary reference Number: 5441
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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