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Mary of Modena embarking at Gravesend (26 November 1673; old style): PD.809-1963

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Current Location: In storage


Mary of Modena embarking at Gravesend (26 November 1673; old style)


Draughtsman: Velde, Willem I van de




History note: Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 355 mm
Width: 1043 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1673

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Graphite, some black chalk, strengthened with pen and ink, grey wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: .....andren van zijn.... den heere ducke de Jorck / met de ducsesse tot grevesent smorgens omtrent 8 urren .... / veele groote heere & graven op den ....... november oude stijl 1673 (much faded, in van de Velde's own hand, partly covered by the mount)
  • Location: Top left-hand corner
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.809-1963
Primary reference Number: 5474
Lugt: 1405a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 18 November 2022 Last processed: Friday 18 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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