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Noon: PD.21-1997

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Noon

Maker(s)

Painter: Vernet, Joseph

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Notes

History note: A.C.J. Wall, his sale, London, Christie's, 27 November 1970, lot 57, for £6,825 to Leggatt; Dr. D.M. McDonald

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1991, with a life interest to his widow, relinquished 1996.

Measurements and weight

Height: 95 cm
Width: 131 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1997) by McDonald, D.M.

Dating

Production date: AD 1760

School or Style

French

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: J. Vernet f
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1760
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.21-1997
Primary reference Number: 2987
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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

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