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A ship's boat: PD.811-1963

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Current Location: In storage


A ship's boat


Draughtsman: Velde, Willem II van de




History note: Probably from the collection of Erasmus Phillips; Richard Phillips Milford (Lugt 2687, bookplate pasted on the back of the drawing); Sir John Phillips; with H.M. Calmann, bt. by Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a) in 1946

Measurements and weight

Height: 324 mm
Width: 420 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Red-brown chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( pale-brown)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Offset from red-brown chalk, touched with grey wash on pale-brown paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W.D.V.J.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: No. / 467 / Wm. Vanderveld / Jun?-
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.811-1963
Primary reference Number: 5478
Lugt: 2687
Lugt: 1405a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 20 October 2023 Last processed: Friday 20 October 2023

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

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