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Young man reclining on the downs: PD.119-1985

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Current Location: In storage


Young man reclining on the downs


Painter: Aligny, Théodore Caruelle d'




History note: Hellenberg, Paris, 1961; Hazlitt Gallery, from whom bought by John Tillotson, 1961

Legal notes

The John Tillotson Bequest, 1984, received 1985

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985) by Tillotson, John


1833 - 1835

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( marouflé to canvas)
Canvas Height 21.6 cm Width 45.2 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on paper marouflé to canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.119-1985
Primary reference Number: 2204
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 1 December 2022 Last processed: Thursday 16 March 2023

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

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