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Fan Design: Garden Under Snow: PD.57-2001

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Current Location: In storage


Fan Design: Garden Under Snow


Painter: Gauguin, Paul




Design for a fan, based on a painting entitled 'Winter landscape' of 1879 now in the Szepmuveszeti Museum, Budapest.


History note: Dr Edvard Brandes, by descent to ? from whom bought by Pickvance

Legal notes

Given by Ronald Pickvance (Christ's 1950) in memory of his wife Gina (1932-1997)

Measurements and weight

Width: 52.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2001-10-08) by Pickvance, Ronald


19th Century, Late#
Production date: AD 1885

Components of the work

Leaf composed of linen (material) ( fine) watercolour bodycolour black chalk
Support Height 24.2 cm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: P.Gauguin
  • Location: Centre left
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.57-2001
Primary reference Number: 33500
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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