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A wooded ravine with travellers resting: PD.824-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


A wooded ravine with travellers resting
A huntsman in a landscape


Draughtsman: Valckenborch, Frederik van
Draughtsman: Valckenborch, Gillis I van




History note: Paul Sandby (Lugt 2112); Ingram (Lugt 1405a), sold Ingram by Colnaghi Nov. 1936

Measurements and weight

Height: 210 mm
Width: 306 mm

Relative size of this object

30.6 m21 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Either Frederick or Gillis Valckeborch. Formerly called Flemish 17th Century. Later attributed by Popham to Tobias Verhecht (1561-1631) and to Pieter Stevens (1540-1620) by Gerson.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: pen, brown ink, grey and brown wash, heightened with white, bordered on all sides with a line of brown wash verso: pen and brown ink on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.824-1963
Primary reference Number: 5501
Lugt: 2112
Lugt: 1405a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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