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River scene by moonlight: 533

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Current Location: In storage


River scene by moonlight


Painter: French School




History note: Probably coll. Cardinal Guillaume du Bois (d. 1723); Orleans collection by 1727; sold by Philippe Egalité, Duke of Orleans, with his Dutch and Flemish pictures to Thomas Moore Slade, 1792

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.5 cm
Width: 15.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


Formerly regarded as by Adam Elsheimer.

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Phil Orleans
  • Location: On frame
  • Text: Adams Fece.
  • Location: On panel

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 533
Primary reference Number: 2663
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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