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The Flood at Port Marly: PD.69-1958

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Current Location: In storage


The Flood at Port Marly


Painter: Sisley, Alfred




History note: Bought from the artist by Messrs. Bernheim-Jeune, Paris; M. Hirsch, Paris, his sale, Hotel Drouot, 5-6 July 1912, lot 47; M. Btot; M. Rochecourt; M. de Rochekourte, Paris; Etienne Bignou, Paris; with Messrs. Knoedler, New York; with Alex Reid and Lefèvre, London, from whom bought by Captain Sykes, 1929

Measurements and weight

Height: 46.1 cm
Width: 55.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Port-Marly

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1958) by Sykes, Stanley William


Production date: AD 1876

School or Style


Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sisley
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 76
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Alex. Reid & Lefevre Ltd., (with title as above)
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed label, with inscribed numbers
  • Type: Label
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Type: Number
  • Text: Latouche, rue de Lafayette, Paris (dealer in artists' materials)
  • Location: Verso, canvas
  • Type: Stencil
  • Text: (bearing numbers which must be dealers' stock numbers, one repeated in blue chalk
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Numerous small labels, MS and printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Douane
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Type: Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.69-1958
Primary reference Number: 2971
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 August 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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