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The Cloister: 2392

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Current Location: In storage


The Cloister
A woman seated to left in a deck chair on a terrace in a garden


Painter: Fry, Roger Eliot



Measurements and weight

Depth: 3.7 cm
Height: 33 cm
Width: 40.9 cm
Width: 52 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1939) by Hindley Smith, Frank


Production date: AD 1924


The building of which the cloister forms part has not been identified, but because of the date of the picture, 1924, there is a probability that it was in France.

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of millboard
Frame Height 44.2 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on millboard

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Roger Fry
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 24
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2392
Primary reference Number: 3223
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 22 March 2023 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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