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Duck-shooting in a wood: PD.9-1964

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Current Location: In storage


Duck-shooting in a wood


Painter: Troy, Jean François de



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Through the National Art Collections Fund

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1964) by Smith, Arnold John Hugh


Production date: AD 1730

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Canvas Height 81 cm Width 63.5 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: DE TROY F
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1730
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: no. 7120 (Agnew label)
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Douane
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: 99
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Type: Number
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS label
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.9-1964
Primary reference Number: 2981
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 25 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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