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The Lake: PD.13-1950

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Current Location: In storage


The Lake


Painter: Harpignies, Henri Joseph




History note: With Messrs. Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd., London, before 1910

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1935, received on the death of his widow, who had a life interest.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Riches, Thomas Henry


Production date: AD 1897

School or Style


Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Canvas Height 27 cm Width 40.9 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Hi Harpignies
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 97
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Agnew
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed label
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 2340
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Printed label
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 4490 (French handwriting)
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.13-1950
Primary reference Number: 2698
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 24 May 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 25 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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