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Shipping in an estuary (shipping near a harbour): PD.861-1963

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Shipping in an estuary (shipping near a harbour)


Vitringa, Wigerus (Draughtsman)


History note: A. Von Beckerath; Berlin Printroom (Lugt 1612); sold Berlin Museum (Lugt 2482); with Messrs Colnaghi; bt. Ingram (Lugt 1405a), December 1936

Measurements and weight

Height: 115 mm
Width: 174 mm

Relative size of this object

17.4 m11.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, Indian ink, grey wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: K.d.Z. 14328 (Berlin markings)
  • Location: Verso

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.861-1963
Primary reference Number: 5546
Lugt: 1612
Lugt: 2482
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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