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Beach scene in Normandy: PD.17-1970

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Beach scene in Normandy


Draughtsman: Isabey, Eugène




History note: Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a, suppl. verso); P. & D. Colnaghi April 1970, (24)

Measurements and weight

Height: 105 mm
Width: 152 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1970) by P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd

School or Style


Materials used in production

Red-brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper (fibre product)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen, red-brown ink, watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: à E- - - ? Cha - l - ? (or) Cherbourg ?
  • Location: Lower edge
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: the 'EJ' in a monogram

  • Text: EJ Isabey
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: O&C 2487 (in different hand)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: NOT in Miss B's album (in different hand)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.17-1970
Primary reference Number: 6472
Lugt: 1405a
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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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