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A calm with a fishing boat and a yacht near the shore: PD.814-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


A calm with a fishing boat and a yacht near the shore


Draughtsman: Velde, Willem II van de




History note: Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a) (Ingram Inv. no. 482)

Measurements and weight

Height: 119 mm
Width: 222 mm

Relative size of this object

22.2 m11.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1701

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.814-1963
Primary reference Number: 5481
Lugt: 1405a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 2 November 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 2 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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