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Study for "Apollon allant coucher chez Thetis": PD.28-1983

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Study for "Apollon allant coucher chez Thetis"


Barrias, Félix Joseph



Legal notes

Given by David Scrase in memory of Countess Sheelagh Salome Reitberg

Measurements and weight

Height: 205 mm
Width: 215 mm

Relative size of this object

21.5 m20.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1983) by Scrase, David E.

School or Style

French School

Materials used in production

Black chalk : Black chalk on paper

Components of the work


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: in pencil in ?the artist's hand

  • Text: "Plafond en Angleterre/Apollon cient coucher chez Thetis"
  • Location: Lower left

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.28-1983
Primary reference Number: 125847
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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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