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Sailing boats off shore with a church on the right: PD.874-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Sailing boats off shore with a church on the right


Draughtsman: Vlieger, Simon de




History note: Leopold I of Anhalt-Dessau (Lugt 1708b); (Colnaghi no. A. 12190); Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 73 mm
Width: 172 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Perhaps after Salomon van Ruysdael [1600/03 - 1670]

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk and grey wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: S.D.V.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.874-1963
Primary reference Number: 5565
Lugt: 1708b
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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