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View of the mill at Noiraigue, Neuchâtel: PD.42-1999

Object information

Current Location: In storage


View of the mill at Noiraigue, Neuchâtel


Draughtsman: Lebarbier, Jean Jacques François




History note: N. Rauch, Geneva, 13/15 June 1960, no. 238; Sotheby's, New York, 9 January 1980, lot 144; Sotheby's, 15 July 1999 (61)

Legal notes

From the Biffen Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 262 mm
Width: 395 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1999) by Sotheby's

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Materials used in production

Grey ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, grey ink and watercolour over graphite, heightened with touches of bodycolour on laid paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Le Barbier l'ainé
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: A View near Lyons in France
  • Location: Verso of original washline mount
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.42-1999
Primary reference Number: 6075
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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