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The Cooks


Ribot, Augustin Théodule (Painter)


History note: Madame veuve A. Vallot Gallerand; given by her to Joséphine Berthillot, 1892

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1928) by Harris, Frederick Leverton, Mrs

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Frame: Depth 7.5 cm Height 63.4 cm Width 55.2 cm
Canvas: Height 46.4 cm Width 38.4 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: t Ribot
  • Location: Lower right
  • Signature
  • Text: Donnez par Mme Vve A. Vallot Gallerand à Josephine / Berthillot, 24 Octobre 1892
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1496
Primary reference Number: 2940
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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