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Landscape with a large Villa: PD.13-1956

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Current Location: In storage


Landscape with a large Villa


Draughtsman: Wittel, Gaspar van (Attributed to)




History note: From the collection of Sir Edward J. Poynter, Bart, K.C.V.O., R.A. (1836-1919) (Lugt 874); Poynter Sale, Sotheby, 24 April 1918, lot 66 (with PD.12-1956), bt. by Messrs. Agnew for £2 5s on behalf of Charles Clarke (d. 1935); Louis Clarke, (1881-1960), the latter's brother

Measurements and weight

Height: 223 mm
Width: 337 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1956-07-19) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Formerly catalogued as 'Anonymous, Italian School, late 16th Century'.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( coarse, buff)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Sepia pen and grey wash on coarse buff paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: N 490
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Red chalk
  • Text: 127
  • Location: Old mount, recto
  • Method of creation: Green ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.13-1956
Primary reference Number: 6971
Lugt: 874
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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