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A view of Prague: 3135

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Titles

A view of Prague

Maker(s)

Savery, Roelant (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 167 mm
Width: 279 mm

Relative size of this object

27.9 m16.7 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1862) by VanSittart, Augustus Arthur

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Light brown ink
Watercolour

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen, light-brown ink and watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: R. Saverij
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: t slot te Praag
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3135
Primary reference Number: 5189
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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/5189 Accessed: 2021-12-09 13:32:15

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