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Women on the beach, Etrétat: PD.15-1964

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Women on the beach, Etrétat


Painter: Matisse, Henri




History note: M. Emily; Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, 23 September 1920; A.J. Hugh Smith, 30 November 1920, 8,000F

Legal notes

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

Place(s) associated

  • Etretat

Acquisition and important dates

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


In or before 1920 CE - 1921 CE

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Canvas Height 54.3 cm Width 65.2 cm
Frame Height 72.8 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

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

Inscription present: circle displaying an anchor and caduceus

  • Text: 15 /F(above)/ 65x54 (see artist's file for accurate transcription)
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Printed label
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Mr. Emily 22223
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.15-1964
Primary reference Number: 2794
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 5 March 2024 Last processed: Tuesday 5 March 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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