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A sail boat being loaded at a jetty: P.2355-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A sail boat being loaded at a jetty
Title plate to: Eaux-fortes par Ch. de Gravesande


Printmaker: Storm van 'S Gravesande, Carel Nicolaas
Printer: Nyes, F.



Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Production date: AD 1873

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of chine collé wove paper
Plate Height 105 mm Width 179 mm
Sheet Height 313 mm Width 327 mm

Techniques used in production

Surface tone

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Eaux-Fotes / par / Ch. de Gravesande.
  • Location: Image upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Imp. F. Nys.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: A Monsieur T. J. Gullick / Hommage a l'auteur
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Dedication
  • Text: Ch. Storm de Gravesande / Bruxelles
  • Location: Lower right, following the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 17.1.1873
  • Location: Lower right, below the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2355-1991
Primary reference Number: 95683
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 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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