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Landscape: Villennes-sur-Seine: PD.131-1985

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Object information

Titles

Landscape: Villennes-sur-Seine
'Study of a cliff with a house in its proximity' (this may be Villerville)

Maker(s)

Daubigny, Charles François (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: The artist's sale, Paris 6-12 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: 252 mm
Width: 430 mm

Relative size of this object

43 m25.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk on laid paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Vente Daubigny (L.518)
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Stamp
  • Text: C.F. Daubigny / Cottt
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.131-1985
Primary reference Number: 6272
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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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