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Seaport with figures: 2923

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Seaport with figures

Maker(s)

Claude Lorrain (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Wellesley, sale 25 June 1866 (483); from the collection of Lord Leighton (1830-1928), sale Christie's, 15 July 1896, lot 453, bt. by Clough for £11 10s

Measurements and weight

Height: 130 mm
Width: 189 mm

Relative size of this object

18.9 m13 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1913-02) by Clough, G.T.

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Pink wash
Wash
Bistre

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and wash, bistre, with some pink wash, on paper (crossed diagonally in graphite, with an horizon line at two-fifths of the height (Claude's system of squaring))

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2923
Primary reference Number: 6407
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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