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Apples and walnuts: PD.18-1964

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Apples and walnuts


Renoir, Pierre Auguste (Painter)


History note: Sir Kenneth Clark stated that this had formerly belonged to Edith Wharton, who was a friend of John Hugh Smith's and had presumably bequeathed it to him

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Through the National Art Collections Fund.

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 panel (wood) ( cigar-box lid) Panel: Height 13.3 cm Width 20.3 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Renoir
  • Location: Lower left
  • Signature
  • Text: Arts Council exhibition, "Renoir" catalogue no.2 lent A.J. Hugh Smith
  • Location: Verso
  • Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.18-1964
Primary reference Number: 2935
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 January 2022 Last processed: Thursday 6 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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