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The Temple of Apollo at Bassae: 460*

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Current Location: In storage


The Temple of Apollo at Bassae


Painter: Lear, Edward



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1860) by The Subscribers


Circa 1854 - 1855

School or Style


Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Depth 12.6 cm Height 206 cm Weight 86 kg Width 289.6 cm
Canvas Height 146.4 cm Width 229.5 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: EL
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 1854-55
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Box 9
  • Location: Stretcher, verso
  • Method of creation: Paint
  • Text: 30
  • Location: Stretcher, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: MAN
  • Location: Stretcher, verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Charles Roberson, Long Acre, London
  • Location: Canvas, verso
  • Method of creation: With graphite
  • Type: Stamp

Inscription present: * = Greek letter

  • Text: *R
  • Location: Canvas, verso
  • Method of creation: Chalk

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 460*
Primary reference Number: 3563
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 16 March 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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