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"Les Deux Ponts" (Saint-Cloud and Sèvres): PD.1-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


"Les Deux Ponts" (Saint-Cloud and Sèvres)
The Bridge of St-Cloud and Sèvres


Draughtsman: Desprez, Louis Jean




History note: J. Masson (Lugt 1494a); Sale, Paris, Exp. Feral, Paulme et Lasquin, 7-8 May 1923, no. 58 (with reproduction); Messrs Colnaghi; bt. from the latter

Legal notes

From the R.H. Biffen fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 360 mm
Width: 669 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1961) by P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd

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Materials used in production

Black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen, black ink and watercolour, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: (probably from a French Sale Catalogue)
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed cutting

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.1-1961
Primary reference Number: 6346
Lugt: 1494a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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