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La Place Clichy: PD.44-1986

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Current Location: Gallery 2


La Place Clichy
Translated as: Place Clichy


Painter: Renoir, Pierre Auguste




History note: Adolphe Tavernier, his sale, Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, 6 March 1900 no. 64 (as Place Clichy); Marquise Arzonati-Visconti; Alexandre, Prince de Wagram (between 1907-1909); with Reid and Lefèvre, London, from whom bought by Samuel Courtauld; given by him to his daughter Sidney (Mrs. R.A. Butler), by whom bequeathed to her daughter Sarah (Mrs. Price)

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From the Abbott, Cunliffe, Robin Hambro Works of Art, Leverton Harris, Marlay, Perceval and University Purchase Funds and the Bartlett Bequest, with the aid of very generous grants from the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the National Art-Collections Fund, the Wolfson Foundation through the National Art-Collections Fund, the Esmée Fairburn Charitable Trust, the Pilgrim Trust, the Seven Pillars of Wisdom Trust, the American Friends of Cambridge University, the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum and a number of Cambridge colleges (Trinity, King's, Caius, St. John's, Emmanuel, Peterhouse, Sidney Sussex, Clare, Corpus Christi, and Churchill) together with contributions from numerous firms and individuals, 1986

Measurements and weight

Height: 65 cm
Width: 54 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1986) by Price, Sarah


Production date: circa AD 1880

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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: A. Renoir
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.44-1986
Primary reference Number: 2930
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 27 February 2024 Last processed: Tuesday 27 February 2024

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

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