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Apollo and the Seasons: PD.27-1952

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Apollo and the Seasons

Maker(s)

Painter: Wilson, Richard

Entities

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Notes

History note: Sold Sotheby's, Property of a Lady ((?) Miss Turner), 6 March 1940 (25), by Norris; Christopher Norris sale, Christie's, 4 July 1952 (20), bt. Benson (for Tooth's)

Legal notes

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 100.1 cm
Width: 125.7 cm

Relative size of this object

1.3 m1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1952) by Arthur Tooth and Sons Ltd

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: July (?)6 - 23 (?)
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Chalk
  • Text: 415
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Produce of England
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Type: Stencil

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.27-1952
Primary reference Number: 4031
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 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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