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Les bords de la Seine à Bougival: PD.23-1964

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Current Location: In storage


Les bords de la Seine à Bougival
Translated as: Study for 'The banks of the marne'


Painter: Pissarro, Camille




History note: H.T. Dunsmuir; London, Tooth; Sir Edward Stewart Cripps (1885-1955); sold by his executors, Christie's, 15 July 1955, lot 65, bt. Reid and Lefevre; London, Thomas Agnew and Sons Ltd., from whom purchased.

Legal notes

Bought from the C.C. Mason Fund.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1964) by C.C. Mason Fund


Production date: AD 1864

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Canvas Height 24.4 cm Width 32.4 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: C. Pissarro
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Messrs. Angew, London, no. 24997.
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 1456 'Bords de la Seine à Bougival'
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Typed label
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 1456
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Number

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.23-1964
Primary reference Number: 2857
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 26 January 2022 Last processed: Thursday 27 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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