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The Rustic Bridge: PD.36-1948

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Rustic Bridge


Draughtsman: Dillis, Georg



Legal notes

Bequeathed by P.C. Manuk and Miss G.M. Coles, through the National Art Collections Fund, 1946.

Measurements and weight

Height: 270 mm
Width: 415 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1948) by Manuk, P. C. and Coles, G. M., Miss


Formerly attributed to Louis Gabriel Moreau, the Elder [1740-1806].

School or Style

German School

Materials used in production

Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen, Indian ink and watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: L.G. Moreau
  • Location: Lower left

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.36-1948
Primary reference Number: 5778
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 1 September 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 1 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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