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Pair of horses in harness and four legs with hooves: PD.166-1963.f.127

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Pair of horses in harness and four legs with hooves


Draughtsman: Bloemaert, Abraham




From top to bottom, left to right: head and neck of a pair of horses in harness, the nearest with head turned to left; front left leg of horse, from front right; a hoof from behind; a leg and hoof from the right; a bent leg and a hoof from left.


History note: Thomas Dawson, Baron Dartrey (1725-1813) [Bookplate]; ?Richard Thomas Dawson; William Esdaile; C. Fairfax Murray, sold Sotheby's, 2-3 December 1920, lot 156, bt. Reader; / Anon. Sale, Sotheby's, 30 April 1937, lot 22, bt. Colnaghi for Sir Bruce Ingram (£90.0.0)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1963) by Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Height 211 mm Width 172 mm
Leaf Height 397 mm Width 301 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, brown wash with graphite within graphite and ruled ink lines on laid paper, stuck to album leaf, cut to show verso of support

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 123
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.166-1963.f.127
Primary reference Number: 81610
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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