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Tamarisk Tree, Lake Como: 2543

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Titles

Tamarisk Tree, Lake Como

Maker(s)

Goetze, Sigismund Christian Hubert (Painter)

Measurements and weight

Height: 65.4 cm
Width: 38.7 cm

Relative size of this object

38.7 cm65.4 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Lake Como

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Goetze, Constance, Mrs

Dating

1834 CE - 1934 CE

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of plywood canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas, on plywood

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Old Tamarisk, Lenno, Lago di Como, April 1934
  • Location: Verso
  • Text: S.G.
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Initials

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2543
Primary reference Number: 3299
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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