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Landscape with Abraham expelling Hagar and Ishmael: PD.70-1961

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Current Location: In storage


Landscape with Abraham expelling Hagar and Ishmael
A design of the same composition, traced through from the recto, with some changes made


Draughtsman: Claude Lorrain




History note: A. Pond; R. Houlditch (Lugt 2214 and his number '6' in ink, lower right); Benjamin West (Lugt 419), his sale, Christie's, 9 June 1820, lot 61; Sir Thomas Lawrence (Lugt 2445; Woodburn Catalogue, 1835, III, no. 21); W. Esdaile (Lugt 2617); C.S. Bale; Sir E.J. Poynter (Lugt 874), sold Sotheby's, 25 April 1918, lot 210, bt. Agnew for Charles B.O. Clarke; Louis C.G. Clarke

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: pen and brown ink, grey and brown wash over chalk underdrawing verso: pen, brown and grey wash, squared for transfer, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1836 WE
  • Location: Verso?
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.70-1961
Primary reference Number: 6411
Lugt: 2214
Lugt: 419
Lugt: 2445
Lugt: 2617
Lugt: 875
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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