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Trees beside a road: PD.23-1969

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Titles

Trees beside a road

Maker(s)

Della Bella, Stefano (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: From an album of drawings and prints by Della Bella and his followers several of which were previously in the collections of Nicholas Francesco Haym (Lugt 1970) and Lord Spencer (Lugt 1530); Christie's, 1 July 1969, part of lot 45, bt. Colnaghi's for the Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 179 mm
Width: 177 mm

Relative size of this object

17.7 m17.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1969) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Note

This and the following two drawings come from two albums of Drawings and prints by Stefano della Bella and followers, many of which were previously in the Nicola Francesco Haym (L.1970) and Spencer (L.1530) collections

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Brown-grey wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Point of the brush and brown-grey wash, with some black chalk, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Dell Bella
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: D 31081
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.23-1969
Primary reference Number: 7101
Lugt: 1970
Lugt: 1530
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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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