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A Bacchanalian feast: PD.100-1978

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A Bacchanalian feast


Liss, Johann (Pan) (Painter)


History note: 'AG' anon. 18th or 19th century collector; with J. Weitzner, New York, 1956; Mrs Loewenstein; Christie's sale 8 July 1977 (lot 104), bt. Colnaghi

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From the Cunliffe Fund with contributions from the National Art Collections Fund and the Victoria and Albert Museum Grant-in-Aid (50%) for £22,500.

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Method of acquisition: Bought (1978) by Colnaghi


Production date: circa AD 1617

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Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood) ( oak) Panel (wood) Height 34.2 cm Width 27.3 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

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  • Text: AG)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Oil paint

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Accession number: PD.100-1978
Primary reference Number: 3023
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 21 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 22 May 2021

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

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