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A view of Passau on the Inn (from the South): 1007

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Titles

A view of Passau on the Inn (from the South)

Maker(s)

Hollar, Wenceslaus (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Dr Rawlinson; J. Richardson Senr.; Dr H. Wellesley; Frances Wellesley (Inv. no. 570), sold Sotheby's, 30 June 1920, lot 438

Measurements and weight

Height: 123 mm
Width: 528 mm

Relative size of this object

52.8 m12.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1910-06) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Production date: AD 1636

School or Style

Prague school

Materials used in production

Black chalk
Blue-grey wash
Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( discoloured, double sheet)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and Indian ink, blue-grey wash over faint black chalk on discoloured paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Wenceslaus Hollar delineavit. / Anno 1636
  • Location: Lower right-hand corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Inn fluvius Passau; Innstatt; Oberhaussen; Inn fluvius; Niderhaussen; Caputzini; Iltzstatt; Danubius fluvius; Marie Hilff
  • Location: From left to right

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1007
Primary reference Number: 5938
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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