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Hermit reading: PD.65-1997

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Current Location: In storage


Hermit reading


Painter: Granet, François Marius




History note: Antoine-François Aude, Mayor of Aix-en-Provence (1799-1870); with Hazlitt, Gooden and Fox, 1984; Lord Annan; with Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox

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From the Gow Fund.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1997) by Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox


Production date: AD 1831


Antoine-François Aude (1799-1870), mayor of Aix-en-Provence, was a close friend of the artist.

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Canvas Height 24.5 cm Width 32.5 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: GRANET, A Mr. AUDE
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Oil
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1831
  • Location: Lower left, following the above
  • Method of creation: Oil
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.65-1997
Primary reference Number: 2688
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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