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Le plaine de Chailly: PD.147-1985

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Current Location: In storage


Le plaine de Chailly
Translated as: The plain of Chailly


Painter: Rousseau, Théodore




History note: Anonymous Sale, Paris, Drouot 20 April 1876, no. 31; Alexander Young, his sale, Christie's, 30 June, 1 and 4 July 1910, lot. 242; W. McArthur sale, 1914; Dr. Crompton; with Roland, Browse and Delbanco; with the Hazlitt Gallery, from whom bought by John Tillotson

Legal notes

The John Tillotson Bequest, 1984, received 1985

Measurements and weight

Height: 29 cm
Width: 37 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985) by Tillotson, John


Production date: AD 1833 : but see The John Tillotson Bequest; Paintings from the Barbizon School, cat. no. 19

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood) ( prepared)
Painted Surface Height 27.2 cm Width 35.2 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on prepared panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: TH. Rousseau
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.147-1985
Primary reference Number: 2949
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 17 April 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 30 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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