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River landscape with a windmill: 2758

Object information

Current Location: In storage


River landscape with a windmill


Draughtsman: Vollon, Antoine




History note: With P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Ltd - reported in the possession of Messrs. Colnaghi since before 1940.

Legal notes

From the Marlay Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 127 mm
Width: 238 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1946-03) by P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd

School or Style


Materials used in production

Coloured chalks

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( buff)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite and coloured chalks on buff paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A. Vollon
  • Location: Lower left corner
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2758
Primary reference Number: 6818
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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