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The Oil Lamp: PD.28-1998

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Titles

The Oil Lamp

Maker(s)

Bonnard, Pierre (Painter)

Notes

History note: Paul Pétridès, Paris; Arthur Tooth, London, from whom acquired by Mrs Oliver Parker; by descent to T.O. Parker

Legal notes

Accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax by H.M. Government and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 55.3 cm
Width: 51.8 cm

Relative size of this object

51.8 cm55.3 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (1998) by H.M. Government

Dating

Circa 1898 - 1900 1900

Note

This is one of a group of paintings of interiors executed between 1898 and 1903, in which oil lamps feature as prominent compositional features.

School or Style

French

People, subjects and objects depicted

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: Bonnard
  • Location: Upper left
  • Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.28-1998
Primary reference Number: 2325
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 19 November 2021 Last processed: Friday 19 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Painting" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2325 Accessed: 2022-01-25 17:35:45

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