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Shipping off a castle: PD.834-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Shipping off a castle


Draughtsman: Verwer, Abraham de




History note: I. MacGowan (Lugt 1496), Sale, London (T. Philipe), 27 January 1804, lot ... (catalogue in N.G. of Scotland); W. Esdaile (Lugt 2617); Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 165 mm
Width: 294 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1637

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink
Blue wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, brown ink, grey and blue wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: verwer inventor
  • Location: On the left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1637
  • Location: On the left
  • Type: Date
  • Text: J Mc Gowan's Sale 1804 WE P 110 N 111 (in Esdaile's hand)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: W. van de Velde
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: /
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.834-1963
Primary reference Number: 5512
Lugt: 1496
Lugt: 2617
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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