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Tall trees in the park of the Villa Madama: PD.956-1963

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Current Location: In storage


Tall trees in the park of the Villa Madama
An extensive landscape with a figure


Draughtsman: Claude Lorrain




History note: R. Houlditch (Lugt 2214); Viscountess Churchill, Sale Sotheby's, 29 April 1937, lot 87; Messrs Parsons, bt. by Sir Bruce Ingram, December 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 326 mm
Width: 242 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1963) by Executors of Sir Bruce Ingram

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Materials used in production

Brown ink wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( buff)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Recto: brush and brown ink wash over black chalk verso: black chalk on buff paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1736 (in Houlditch's handwriting)
  • Location: On the back of the old mount
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.956-1963
Primary reference Number: 6415
Lugt: 2214
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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