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The landyachts of Prince Maurits of Nassau on the beach at Scheveningen: PD.851-1963

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The landyachts of Prince Maurits of Nassau on the beach at Scheveningen


Visscher, Claes Jansz. (Draughtsman)


History note: P. Testas de Jonge, Sale Amsterdam, 29 March 1757, Boek (letter I, no. 506); Abraham de Haas, Sale Amsterdam, 8 November 1824, Kunstboek I (letter I), p. 33, no. 28; bt. Endthoven or Brondgeest; Jhr. J. Goll van Franckenstein (Lugt 2987); Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 220 mm
Width: 354 mm

Relative size of this object

35.4 m22 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: Bequeathed (1963) by Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir


Circa 1610 CE - 1616 1616 CE

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown ink

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink, grey wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: N 430 (in the handwriting of Gall van Franckenstein)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: IJ 20
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 965
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Esaias v velde (partly erased)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.851-1963
Primary reference Number: 5532
Lugt: 2987
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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