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Rocks at Bagnoles-De-L'Orne: PD.10-1951

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Rocks at Bagnoles-De-L'Orne


Degas, Edgar (Draughtsman)


History note: The artist; his sale, Paris, Galerie Georges Petit (IVème Vente), 2-4 July 1919, lot 62b, Estimate: 800 Francs; bt. Marlborough Fine Arts Ltd., at a subsequent Paris auction

Measurements and weight

Height: 255 mm
Width: 201 mm

Relative size of this object

20.1 m25.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1951) by Biffen Fund

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolours and oils on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: (facsimile signature (L.658))
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Red
  • Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.10-1951
Primary reference Number: 6275
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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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