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Castel Sant' Elmo, from Capodimonte: PD.18-2000

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Current Location: Gallery 11 (20th Century)

Titles

Castel Sant' Elmo, from Capodimonte

Maker(s)

Degas, Edgar (Painter)

Notes

History note: Bequeathed by the artist to his niece, Jeanne Fèvre (according to a label on the stretcher); her sale, Galerie Jean Charpentier, Paris, 12 June 1934, no. 141, as Vue d'un couvent aux environs de Rome, effet de soir (sold for 1,000 FF); private collection, Paris, (bought at the Fèvre sale); David-Weill (label D W 34/36 on stretcher and D.WL.6 on frame); by descent to his granddaughter; with Hazlitt, Gooden and Fox, from whom purchased.

Legal notes

From the Gow, Cunliffe and Perceval Funds, with contributions from the National Art-Collections Fund and the Museums and Galleries Commission/Victoria and Albert Purchase Grant Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 20 cm
Width: 27 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2000) by The Gow Fund Cunliffe Fund The Perceval Fund National Art Collections Fund Museums and Galleries Commission/Victoria & Albert Museum Purchase Grant Fund

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1856

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on paper, laid down on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.18-2000
Primary reference Number: 18350
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 5 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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