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Putti playing with a goat (design for an overdoor?): 2619

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Putti playing with a goat (design for an overdoor?)


Wit, Jacob de (Draughtsman)


History note: From the collection of John Barnard (d. 1784) (Lugt 1420) ; Brangwyn, Frank

Measurements and weight

Height: 80 mm
Width: 316 mm

Relative size of this object

31.6 m8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank

School or Style


Materials used in production

Red chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Red chalk, sepia pen and ink, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Jas: de Witt
  • Location: On the mount
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: J:B. N= 1094. / 12 1/2 by 3. / Jaques Dewit was born at Amsterdam in the year 1695; He was a good Painter, but latterly painted cielings & ornaments / of various kinds which he did with great elelgance of Taste. JB. (in John Barnard's hand)
  • Location: Verso

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2619
Primary reference Number: 5646
Lugt: 1420
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 27 August 2021 Last processed: Friday 27 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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