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La Bonne Aventure: PD.113-1992

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Current Location: In storage


La Bonne Aventure
Translated as: The fortune teller


Painter: Pater, Jean-Baptiste Joseph




History note: (Probably: it is difficult to distinguish this version from the others of the same title) Duc de Choiseul; his sale, Paris 6 April 1772 (131); Comte Dubarry, his sale, Paris, 21 November 1774 (86); C. Leffroy de Saint-Yves, his sale, Paris, 2 May 1805 (28); anonymous sale, Paris, Palais Galliera, 1967

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Bequeathed 1991.

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Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1992) by McDonald, D.M.

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Depth 7.5 cm Height 50.3 cm Width 60.2 cm
Canvas Height 34 cm Width 45.5 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.113-1992
Primary reference Number: 2831
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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