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Barques sur la plage, Etretat: PD.8-1966

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Barques sur la plage, Etretat
Translated as: Boats on the Beach, Etretat


Painter: Matisse, Henri




History note: With Bernheim-Jeune; Bernheim-Jeune sale, 6 Novemer 1920, (B-J 424); Paul Reinhardt, 3 September 1920, 11, 900 F; with Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., from whom bought by Captain Sykes, 1957

Place(s) associated

  • Etretat

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1966) by Sykes, Stanley William


Production date: AD 1920

School or Style


Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas millboard
Millboard Height 37.5 cm Width 45.4 cm
Frame Height 63.8 cm Width 56.3 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas covered millboard

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Henri Matisse
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 24736 / Henri Matisse / Etretat / p.x.v. (cf. label on PD.11-1966, Vuillard)
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: MS label
  • Type: Label
  • Text: various dealers registration numbers
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Type: Number
  • Text: Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., "4759 / 'Etretat', c. 1921 / by / H.Matisse
  • Location: Frame
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.8-1966
Primary reference Number: 2801
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 October 2023 Last processed: Thursday 19 October 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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