Skip to main content

Entree de port, Portrieux: PD.9-1959

An image of Painting

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Entree de port, Portrieux
Translated as: The entry to the port


Painter: Signac, Paul




History note: Georges Seurat; Hessel; Gaston Leiry; with the Lefèvre Gallery, London; the Very Rev. E. Milner-White

Legal notes

The Very Rev. E. Milner-White, Dean of York, C.B.E., D.S.O., D.D.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1959) by Milner-White, Eric

School or Style


Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)
Frame Depth 5 cm Height 28.5 cm Width 37.6 cm
Panel Height 15.1 cm Width 25.1 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: p. Signac (the P and S in a monogram)
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Lefevre Gallery, (inscribed) Entree de Port, Portrieux. Oil painting by Paul Signac. c. 1884 (Portrieux and c. 1884 have been added in ink)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed label, with typed and inked inscription
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 271/51
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS label
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 274
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed label
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: partly covered by labels and thus illegible

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Red chalk

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.9-1959
Primary reference Number: 2965
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Entree de port, Portrieux" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-12-06 09:22:04

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Entree de port, Portrieux |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-12-06 09:22:04|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src=""
        alt="Entree de port, Portrieux"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Entree de port, Portrieux</figcaption>

More objects and works of art you might like

Low Tide, Portrieux

Accession Number: PD.12-1968

The Charente at Port-Bertaud

Accession Number: PD.14-1999

Route de Port-Marly

Accession Number: PD.58-1958

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...