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Corot à son chevalet, Crècy-en-Brie: PD.132-1985

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Corot à son chevalet, Crècy-en-Brie
Translated as: Corot at his easel, Crècy-en-Brie


Painter: Decan, Eugene




History note: The artist; Léo Larguier, Paris; K.E. Maison; with The Hazlitt Gallery, 1955; John Barrow; with The Hazlitt Gallery, London, from which bought by John Tillotson, 1956

Legal notes

The John Tillotson Bequest, 1984, received 1985

Measurements and weight

Height: 30.7 cm
Width: 40 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: COROT sur le motif / par...
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Text: L'oeuvre posthume Eug Decan 10 mai 1894
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.132-1985
Primary reference Number: 2592
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 2 June 2023 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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