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Action between a Man-of-War and a galley: PD.583-1963

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Action between a Man-of-War and a galley


Draughtsman: Eertvelt, Andries van (Attributed to)




History note: Von Altenstein (Lugt 8); Berlin Printroom (Lugt 1606) sold Berlin Museum (Lugt 2482) sold Ingram by Colnaghi Dec. 1936; Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 121 mm
Width: 173 mm

Relative size of this object

17.3 m12.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Formerly attributed to Jan I Peeters

School or Style


Materials used in production

Light brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, light-brown ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: K.d.z. / 12154
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Verwey
  • Location: On the old mount
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.583-1963
Primary reference Number: 4967
Lugt: 8
Lugt: 1606
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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