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L' atelier sous les toits: PD.14-1964

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 1


L' atelier sous les toits
Translated as: The Studio Under the Eaves


Painter: Matisse, Henri




History note: Bernheim-Jeune, Paris(BJ46 OP17); Vente Peau de l' Ours, 2 March 1914, no. 37

Legal notes

Bequeathed by A.J. Hugh Smith through the National Art-Collections Fund, 1964

Measurements and weight

Height: 55.2 cm
Width: 46 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1964) by Smith, Arnold John Hugh


Production date: circa AD 1903 : D. Cooper, Feb. 1965, dated it about 1900; according to Barr (loc. cit. p. 50), painted at Bohain-en-Vermandois, early in 1903.

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: Henri Matisse
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: some other marks which are evidently of no significance

  • Text: No. 20204/H.Matisse/L'atelier sous les toits/ PEOO
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS label
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.14-1964
Primary reference Number: 2789
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 January 2024 Last processed: Thursday 1 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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