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Cornfields: PD.130-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Draughtsman: Daubigny, Charles Fran├žois




History note: The artist's sale, Paris 6-11 May 1878; Ferrers Gallery with the Hazlitt Gallery, from which bought by John Tillotson, 1963

Legal notes

The John Tillotson Bequest, 1984, received 1985

Measurements and weight

Height: 322 mm
Width: 478 mm

Relative size of this object

47.8 m32.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985) by Tillotson, John

School or Style


Materials used in production

Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Red chalk on laid paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Vente Daubigny mark (L.518, stamped)
  • Location: Lower right

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.130-1985
Primary reference Number: 6270
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 10 August 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 10 August 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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