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Clytie: M.84 (Lord Leighton)

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 2




Painter: Leighton, Frederic, Baron




History note: Leighton sale, Christie's, 11 July 1896 (114); C.B. Marlay; on loan to Leighton House, London, since before 1912

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


1890 CE - 1892 CE

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Depth 12 cm Height 113 cm Width 167.5 cm
Canvas Height 84.4 cm Width 137.5 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: indistinct

  • Text: Study for "Clytie" on loan from the Fitzwilliam
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Type: Label
  • Text: West Ham Free Picture Exhibition, Easter 1897. Third Annual Exhibition (with MSaddition) "80" as lent by C. Brinsley Marlay
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed, with MS addition
  • Type: Label
  • Text: R.A. Winter Exhibitio, 1897 (rest illegible)
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.84 (Lord Leighton)
Primary reference Number: 3570
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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