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The Lion of St Mark: PD.17-1959

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The Lion of St Mark


Sickert, Walter Richard (Painter)


History note: André Gide (1869-1951); bought from his family by the Leicester Galleries, London; bt. G.J.F. Knowles

Measurements and weight

Width: 89.8 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1959) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton


Circa 1895 - 1896

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas Canvas Height 90.2 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sickert
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: indecipherable, apparently not a sale mark
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Text: Leicester Galleries, London, New Year exhibition, 18=952 (57), with Knowles as purchaser
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.17-1959
Primary reference Number: 3871
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 1 September 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 1 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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