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Entrance to a fortified Italian town at the bottom of a hill; a landscape caprice: PD.8-1954

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Entrance to a fortified Italian town at the bottom of a hill; a landscape caprice

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Marchis, Alessio de (Attributed to)

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Notes

History note: From the collection of Paul Sandby (1725-1809) (Lugt 2112); Aubrey Le Blond, his sale, Sotheby's, 9 July 1936, part of lot 38; with P. & D. Colnaghi, from whom bought by Sir Bruce Ingram (1877-1963) (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 189 mm
Width: 282 mm

Relative size of this object

28.2 m18.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1954) by Ingram, Sir Bruce

Note

In both Italian and French Catalogues; see also Antoine Watteau and Vleughels

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Brown wash
Red wash
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down, general creasing)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Red chalk, red and brown wash on paper, with a line of red wash bordering it on all sides, laid down at corners

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.8-1954
Primary reference Number: 6817
Lugt: 2112
Lugt: 1405a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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