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L'eglise du village: PD.4-1956

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


L'eglise du village


Painter: Marion, Antoine Fortuné




History note: Anon. sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 4 April 1928 (40), bt. Vollard; coll. Ambroise Vollard, Paris; bought from A. Vollard by Messrs. Alex Reid & Lefèvre Ltd., London, and sold to Captain Sykes, 1934; lent to the Fitzwilliam Museum, 1939

Legal notes

Captain S.W. Sykes, O.B.E., M.C.

Measurements and weight

Height: 64.8 cm
Width: 50 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1956) by Sykes, Stanley William


Circa 1866 - 1870


Formerly attributed to Paul Cézanne

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: A.F. Marion
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Incising
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Lefevre Gallery 131/134 New Bond Street
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: French Customs (several)

  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.4-1956
Primary reference Number: 2782
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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