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Sunrise in the Wengernalp: PD.53-1998

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Sunrise in the Wengernalp


Fearnley, Thomas (Painter)


History note: James MacKinnon

Legal notes

Bought from the Gow Fund with a contribution from the National Art Collections Fund.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1998) by The Gow Fund National Art Collections Fund


Production date: circa AD/CE 1835


This sketch is a study for Fearnley's painting of the same title, executed in 1838.

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper canvas Frame: Depth 7.5 cm Height 38.7 cm Width 44.6 cm
Canvas: Height 24.5 cm Width 30 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on paper, laid on canvas

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.53-1998
Primary reference Number: 3014
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 November 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 16 November 2021

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

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