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The well in the rue Montlaville, Orrouy, viewed from the west: PD.121-1985

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Current Location: In storage


The well in the rue Montlaville, Orrouy, viewed from the west


Painter: Cals, Adolphe Félix




History note: Comte Armand Doria; by descent to Comte Arnauld Doria; with the Hazlitt Gallery, from whom bought by John Tillotson, 1969

Legal notes

The John Tillotson Bequest, 1984, received 1985

Measurements and weight

Height: 14 cm
Width: 18.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1866


Forms a pair the PD.120-1985.

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas ( laid down on panel)

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Cals
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: juil(t) 1866 (the 't' appears in superscript)
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Ourrouy, Oise, puits rue montlaville / Vu en regardant à l' ouest / (ce puits est en face la maison / tourneur)
  • Location: Verso

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.121-1985
Primary reference Number: 2378
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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