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View of Elsinore and Kronborg Castle: PD.885-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

View of Elsinore and Kronborg Castle
A study of ships under sail

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Vroom, Hendrick Cornelisz.

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Description

The view is taken from the Sondt. The view of Elsinore shows the churches of St Olav and St Mary, the old 'Tolhuis' and Kronborg Castle

Notes

History note: With Messrs Colnaghi, bt. Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a), February 1934

Measurements and weight

Height: 120 mm
Width: 379 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1615 - 1629

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink on blue paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: d sondt (by the artist)
  • Location: Top centre
  • Text: cronenburch
  • Location: Top right

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.885-1963
Primary reference Number: 5588
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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