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On the Nile, 1868: PD.5-1979

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Current Location: In storage


On the Nile, 1868


Painter: Leighton, Frederic, Baron




History note: The artist, his sale, Christie's, 11 July 1896 (one of lot 174, 225, or 239-41); ?Spink, 1946; Fine Art Society 1978, from whom purchased, 1979.

Legal notes

Bought from the Fairhaven Fund, 1979

Measurements and weight

Height: 26.9 cm
Width: 41.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1979) by Fairhaven Fund, The


1868-10-27 - 1868-11-03

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Accession number: PD.5-1979
Primary reference Number: 3577
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 20 December 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 20 December 2023

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

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