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Apples and teacup: PD.17-1964

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Current Location: In storage


Apples and teacup


Painter: Renoir, Pierre Auguste




History note: Christies, May 28th 1937 (lot 70.) , bt. Hugh Smith (£231.00)

Legal notes

Bequeathed by A.J. Hugh Smith through the National Art-Collections Fund, 1964

Measurements and weight

Height: 16 cm
Width: 29 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1964) by Smith, Arnold John Hugh

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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 (slightly irregular in shape), backed onto a stretched canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Renoir
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Messrs. Reid and Lefevre, London, with title and artist, no date
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label
  • Text: S 2 I GK
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Stencil

Inscription present: Douane stamps

  • Location: Verso, stretcher and lining canvas
  • Type: Stamp
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk and MS label
  • Type: Label
  • Text: OUT RUA.EN
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Paint

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.17-1964
Primary reference Number: 2932
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 January 2024 Last processed: Thursday 1 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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