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Le Ragas, near Toulon: PD.18-1948

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Le Ragas, near Toulon


Painter: Pissarro, Lucien



Measurements and weight

Height: 54.3 cm
Width: 65.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1948) by Pissarro, Esther


Production date: AD 1930

School or Style


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: LP
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 1930
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Le Ragas
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: le Ragas, Revert
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title
  • Text: 14
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Type: Number
  • Text: 15
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Type: Number
  • Text: it was my husband's invariable experience / that in any of his pictures that he allowed to be / varnished the values were changed and the picture / spoilt and that those left unvarnished retained all / their original freshness. / I trust this may avoid future disappointments. / Yours truly / Esther L.Pissarro
  • Location: Verso stretcher
  • Method of creation: Printed, with ink signature
  • Type: Label
  • Text: DARDENNE
  • Location: On the turned over edge of the canvas
  • Method of creation: Ink

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.18-1948
Primary reference Number: 2870
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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