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Mountainous landscape with a castle: PD.886-1963

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Current Location: In storage


Mountainous landscape with a castle


Draughtsman: Vroom, Hendrick Cornelisz.




Castle of St Anthony by Aes [?Aesch sur Sure, Luxembourg]

Measurements and weight

Height: 157 mm
Width: 225 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


1589 - 1590

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, brown ink, on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: get casteel van sint Antony bij Luyk
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: van de Oude Vroom
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: H.C.Vroom
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: FLs XI
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Recto: Graphite, centre encircled "3" Verso: Graphite, upper centre "F[?].W. Exhibition 15.7.53" Red pencil, upper right encircled "S" Graphite, upper right "837(2)" Graphite, lower centre "44[erased]"/"46"
  • Location: Old mountboard

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.886-1963
Primary reference Number: 5589
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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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