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David and Goliath: PD.7-1966

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Current Location: In storage


David and Goliath


Painter: Degas, Edgar




History note: Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., 'Paris- Londres' exhibition, April 1956, no. 3, rep. in cat., (apparently) bt. Captain Sykes

Legal notes

Captain Stanley William Sykes, O.B.E., M.C.

Measurements and weight

Height: 63.8 cm
Width: 80 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1966) by Sykes, Stanley William

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: label of Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd.

  • Text: " Z1088 / 'David et Goliath', c. 1864 / by / E. Degas"
  • Location: Frame
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.7-1966
Primary reference Number: 2598
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 20 February 2024 Last processed: Tuesday 20 February 2024

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

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