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Bird's-eye view of a port: PD.51-1963

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Object information

Titles

Bird's-eye view of a port

Maker(s)

Unknown (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 232 mm
Width: 300 mm

Relative size of this object

30 m23.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Flemish

Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Paul Brill / Anvers 1554-1626
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Josse van Cleve
  • Location: On mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.51-1963
Primary reference Number: 4123
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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/4123 Accessed: 2021-12-09 13:50:51

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