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The little faun: 2547

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The little faun

Maker(s)

Painter: Sims, Charles

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: With Institute of Oil Painters, 1906; bt. L.F. Floersheim; anon. sale, Christie's, 31 July 1931 (48), bt. Goetze

Measurements and weight

Height: 51.1 cm
Width: 61.3 cm

Relative size of this object

61.3 cm51.1 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Goetze, Constance, Mrs

Dating

1905 - 1906

Note

Study for the larger version (101.6 x 127.0cm) in the Cornwall County Museum and Art Gallery, Truro (A.A.de Pass Collection no. 223), painted in 1907

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sims
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Charles W. West, Artists' Colourman, 117 Finchley Rd., N.W.
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Institute Piccadilly 1906
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 800
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Type: Label
  • Text: The little faun. Institute oil Painter 1905 - Bought by Mr. Florsheim, 12 Cadogan Square
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 6qs FJ (white chalk) 48 (and) July 31-31
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Type: Stencil

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2547
Primary reference Number: 3882
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 5 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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