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A river scene: 831

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A river scene

Maker(s)

Painter: Vollon, Antoine

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Notes

History note: (?) with the Goupil Gallery, London; coll. Alexander Young, sold Christie's, 30 June-4 July 1910 (248), bt. C. Fairfax Murray

Measurements and weight

Height: 25.1 cm
Width: 32.7 cm

Relative size of this object

32.7 cm25.1 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1916) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

Dating

1885 - 1900

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: A. Vollon
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 831
Primary reference Number: 2996
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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