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Landscape with fishermen laying nets: PD.4-1975

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Landscape with fishermen laying nets


Draughtsman: Moreau, Louis Gabriel (Moreau the elder)



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From the Biffen Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 248 mm
Width: 380 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1975) by Executors of Henry Rogers Broughton

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Materials used in production

Ground (material)

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Gouache on prepared paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: LM
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.4-1975
Primary reference Number: 6681
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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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