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The coast of the Bay of Naples near Posilippo: PD.30-1979

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Current Location: In storage


The coast of the Bay of Naples near Posilippo


Painter: Coignet, Jules (Louis Philippe)



Measurements and weight

Height: 21.5 cm
Width: 29 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1979) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Circa 1823 - 1828

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( marouflé on canvas)

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 5. 9 bre (the 'bre' appearing as superscript characters)
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: By scratching out with the end of the brush
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Cote de Mont Pousilippe (prise du / Palais (de) la (Reine) Jeanne
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.30-1979
Primary reference Number: 2542
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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