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A vase of flowers: PD.64-1973

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Object information

Titles

A vase of flowers

Maker(s)

Faes, Peter (Painter)

Notes

History note: Nesham sale; Colonel M. Day, sold, Christie's 30 July 1924, lot 231, bought by 'S' (Sampson?); bought from Levine and Mosley in 1947

Measurements and weight

Height: 53.9 cm
Width: 40.6 cm

Relative size of this object

40.6 cm53.9 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1973) by Fairhaven, Henry Rogers Broughton

Dating

Production date: AD 1790

School or Style

Flemish

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: P. Faes a A*
  • Location: Lower right, on edge of ledge
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1790
  • Location: Lower right, on edge of ledge
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.64-1973
Primary reference Number: 1368
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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