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Head of a young girl: 1519

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Head of a young girl

Maker(s)

Fantin-Latour, Henri (Painter)

Notes

History note: Messrs. Murietta sale, Christie's, 27 January-4 February 1893 (724); coll. Mrs. Edwin Edwards; bought from her by Sir Herbert Thompson about 1894

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1929) by Thompson, Henry Francis Herbert, Sir, Bart

Dating

Production date: AD 1870 : although dated 1870, it is said to have been painted 1869 (Madame Fantin-Latour, 1911)

School or Style

French

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas Canvas Height 31.7 cm Width 21.6 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Fantin
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 70
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Head of Girl by H. Fantin- Latour bought of the artist by Mrs Edwin Edwards, from whom it passed to Herbert Thompson about 1900
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS label
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 662g
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Type: Stencil

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1519
Primary reference Number: 2660
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Saturday 26 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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