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Le char d' Apollon: PD.28-1964

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Titles

Le char d' Apollon
Translated as: The chariot of Apollo

Maker(s)

Redon, Odilon (Painter)

Notes

History note: Bought from Alex. Reid & Lefevre, Ltd., London, 1927

Legal notes

Captain S.W. Sykes, O.B.E., M.C.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 55 mm
Height: 476 mm
Width: 299 mm
Width: 435 mm

Relative size of this object

43.5 m47.6 m5.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1964) by Sykes, Stanley William

Dating

1907 - 1910

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood) Frame Height 596 mm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ODILON REDON
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Alex. Reid & Lefevre, King Street, St. James's, London
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label
  • Text: from a Lefevre Galleries (King Street) exhibition, held in June-July 1926, "Paintings and pastels by Odilon Redon", no. 11, "Le char d' Apollon"
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Supporting information
  • Text: Matthiesen Gallery, Bond Street, London, "Odilon Redon Exhibition", 1959, no. 83, lent Sykes
  • Location: Frame
  • Method of creation: Printed label
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.28-1964
Primary reference Number: 2901
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 18 March 2022 Last processed: Friday 18 March 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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