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David and Dorelia in Normandy: 2456

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David and Dorelia in Normandy


John, Augustus Edwin (Painter)

Measurements and weight

Height: 37.2 cm
Width: 45.4 cm

Relative size of this object

45.4 cm37.2 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Dielette ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1941) by Ingram, Edward Maurice Berkeley


Production date: AD/CE 1908

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John
  • Location: Lower left
  • Signature
  • Text: Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes, Cordoba, Argentina
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Label
  • Text: Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes, Rosa Galisteo de Rodriguez. Santa Fé, Republica Argentina
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Label
  • Text: Minsterio da Educaçao e Saude, Museo Nacional de Belas Artes, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Label
  • Text: U.S. Customs, for exhibit. at New York Wold's Fair 193(?3)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Label
  • Text: Museo Minicipal de Bellas Artes, Juan B. Castagnino
  • Location: Verso
  • Stamp
  • Text: Municipalidao de Roasario, Direccion Municipal de Cultura
  • Location: Verso
  • Stamp
  • Text: Consejo Municipal.... Bellas Artes - Vina del Mar
  • Location: Verso
  • Stamp
  • Text: British Council, Fine Arts Committee, exhib. in New York, Ingram as owner (label torn)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Label
  • Text: Redfern Flat to 3 1/2 French
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2456
Primary reference Number: 3473
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 24 May 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 16 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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