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Landscape: PD.20-1952

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Object information

Current Location: In storage




Painter: Gauguin, Paul




History note: (?) family of Mette-Sophie Gad wife of Gaugin; with the Goldsmidt Gallery, Frankfurt-am-Main, 1920; Bargel Sale, Frankfurt, 15 March 1923, no. 70; Dr. Guggenheim, Berlin; with C. Marshall Spink, London, who sold it to Messrs. Marlborough Fine Art, London; bought from them by the donor, 1952, for presentation to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Legal notes

The Very Rev. E. Milner-White, C.B.E., D.S.O., Dean of York, in devoted memory of his mother, Annie Booth Milner-White

Measurements and weight

Height: 50.5 cm
Width: 81.6 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1952) by Milner-White, Eric


Production date: AD 1873

School or Style


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: p. gaugin
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 7 : 73
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: label of Marlborough Fine Art Ltd.

  • Text: No. 24 in our Exhibition of French Masters of the 19th and 20th. Centuries, June-August 1950
  • Location: Frame
  • Type: Label
  • Text: WRINS
  • Location: Frame
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Text: 8000 kroner
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Text: 67R
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Text: 14
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Type: Number
  • Text: (?) 508
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Type: Number
  • Text: 1092 / 70
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Type: Number
  • Text: 99 (??) (remains of a printed label, with other partial characters)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.20-1952
Primary reference Number: 2676
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 3 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 16 March 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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