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The gates and ramparts of Delft: PD.900-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The gates and ramparts of Delft

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Waterloo, Anthonie

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Notes

History note: Van Reede van Oudshoorn; P. Langerhuizen (Lugt 2095); A.W. Mensing, Sale 29 April 1937, lot 808; sold Ingram (Lugt 1405a), by Colnaghi May 1937 £18

Measurements and weight

Height: 303 mm
Width: 419 mm

Relative size of this object

41.9 m30.3 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

Grey wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, grey wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A.Waterloo
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: de Oostpoort tot Delft
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.900-1963
Primary reference Number: 5611
Lugt: 2095
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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