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Fishermen in a boat near the shore: PD.868-1963

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Object information

Titles

Fishermen in a boat near the shore

Maker(s)

Vlieger, Simon de (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Sir Joshua Reynolds (Lugt 2364); Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 191 mm
Width: 226 mm

Relative size of this object

22.6 m19.1 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

Dutch

Materials used in production

Whitening
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( blue-grey)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, heightened with white on blue-grey paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Simon Vlieger f.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.868-1963
Primary reference Number: 5556
Lugt: 2364
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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