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The High Rock at Rigiberg: PD.385-1995

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The High Rock at Rigiberg


Salathé, Friedrich




History note: The artist's sale, Basel, 1913, no. 47; Nachlass Salathé; private collection, Zurich; with Yvonne Tan Bunzl

Legal notes

Bought from the Biffen Fund, 1995

Measurements and weight

Height: 467 mm
Width: 455 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1995) by The Biffen Fund


Production date: AD 1813

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Materials used in production

Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( four pieces)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour with pen and ink and gum over graphite on four pieces of paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: hohe Stein am Rigiberg
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 1813
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Der hohe Stein am / Rigberg 1813
  • Location: On old backing paper (brown)
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Basel 1913, no. 47
  • Location: On the old backing
  • Method of creation: Stamp
  • Text: frs 25
  • Location: On the old backing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 75635
  • Location: On the old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 211KS
  • Location: On the old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.385-1995
Primary reference Number: 5977
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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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