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

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

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

Maker(s)

Painter: Decan, Eugene

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Notes

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

Relative size of this object

40 cm30.7 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

French

People, subjects and objects depicted

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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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 1 December 2022 Last processed: Thursday 1 December 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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