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A brawl in a farm house: PD.280-1963

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Current Location: In storage


A brawl in a farm house


Draughtsman: Dusart, Cornelis




History note: F. Abbott (Lugt 960); with Colnaghi's; bt. Ingram (Lugt 1405a), 8 April 1942 with PD.281-1963 (£35)

Measurements and weight

Height: 228 mm
Width: 234 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Pair to PD.281-1963

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink
Brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink over black chalk with grey wash, and a line of brown wash bordering it on all sides, on laid paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: G.C.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.280-1963
Primary reference Number: 4550
Lugt: 960
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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