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The Brigantine: 2390

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Brigantine


Painter: Frélaut, Jean




History note: With the Independent Gallery, London (P.M. Turner)

Measurements and weight

Height: 50.2 cm
Width: 65.1 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1939) by Hindley Smith, Frank


Production date: AD 1919

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People, subjects and objects depicted

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

  • Text: Jean Frelaut
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1919
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date
  • Text: The Shep / 47 / Frélaut
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS label
  • Type: Label
  • Text: No 98 Frélaut / E.D.
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Walter Carter, Harrods Ltd, Smith 178
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed label, endorsed
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2390
Primary reference Number: 2662
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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