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The Angel appearing to the shepherds: PD.760-1963

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Object information

Titles

The Angel appearing to the shepherds

Maker(s)

Attributed to Velde, Adriaen van de (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 265 mm
Width: 218 mm

Relative size of this object

21.8 m26.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Probably not by Adriaen van de Velde; previously attributed to Karel du Jardin [c.1622-1678]

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk, brush and grey wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: K. du Jardin
  • Location: On the old mount

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.760-1963
Primary reference Number: 5385
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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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