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Le chene et le roseau: PD.180-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Le chene et le roseau
Translated as: The Oak and the Reed

Maker(s)

Painter: Michallon, Achille Etna

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Notes

History note: Sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, etude Albinet, 23 November 1942; Paris, Hotel Drouot, etude Millon et Jutheau, 15 June 1988, lot 129; with James Mackinnon, London, from whom purchased

Legal notes

Bought from the Gow Fund with contributions from the Museums and Galleries Commission/Victoria & Albert Museum Purchase Grant Fund and the National Art-Collections Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 43.5 cm
Width: 53.5 cm

Relative size of this object

53.5 cm43.5 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1991) by The Gow Fund Museums and Galleries Commission/Victoria & Albert Museum Purchase Grant Fund National Art Collections Fund

Dating

Production date: AD 1816

School or Style

French

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: Michallon
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1816
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.180-1991
Primary reference Number: 2806
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 1 December 2022 Last processed: Thursday 1 December 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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