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Château de la Bâtiaz, Sion, Martigny: PD.25-1998

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Current Location: In storage


Château de la Bâtiaz, Sion, Martigny


Painter: Desgoffe, Alexandre




History note: The artist's family, by descent, through the family of Paul Flandrin; James MacKinnon

Legal notes

Bought from the Cunliffe Fund, 1998

Measurements and weight

Height: 220 mm
Width: 293 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1998) by Cunliffe Fund


Production date: AD 1827

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down on canvas)

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Atelier stamp
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: 1827 août / Suisse / Sion
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.25-1998
Primary reference Number: 2642
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 27 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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