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The stern of a galley: PD.225-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


The stern of a galley
Study of a galley


Draughtsman: Casembrot, Abraham




History note: Pacetti (Lugt 2057); Berlin Print Room (Lugt 1632); sold by the Berlin Museum (Lugt 2482); Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 99 mm
Width: 287 mm

Relative size of this object

28.7 m9.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1963-01) by Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( stuck down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper stuck down on false margins

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 6358
  • Location: On false margin upper right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 3
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: K.d.Z. 12537
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 100 x 285/2
  • Location: Lower right
  • Text: h 15 (?)
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.225-1963
Primary reference Number: 4414
Lugt: 2057
Lugt: 1632
Lugt: 2482
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

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