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Juan les Pins: PD.48-1978

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Juan les Pins


Harpignies, Henri Joseph (Draughtsman)


History note: With the Reid Gallery, Cork St., London, No. 0S269, 1961; bt. A.S.F Gow (£145)

Measurements and weight

Height: 196 mm
Width: 294 mm

Relative size of this object

29.4 m19.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1978-02-08) by Gow, A. S. F.


Production date: AD 1888

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: h harpignies
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 88
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date
  • Text: G.C. / 769
  • Location: Lower left
  • Text: 2677
  • Location: Lower left
  • Text: 43
  • Location: Lower left
  • Text: la route des Pins près Antibes
  • Location: Verso, upper left
  • Text: La Route (des Pins) près Antibes
  • Location: Verso, lower centre
  • Text: Arreoles
  • Location: Verso, lower centre
  • Text: La Route près Antibes / Juan les Pins 1888
  • Location: Backboard
  • Text: No. 465
  • Location: Backboard
  • Text: W.O.8193
  • Location: Backboard
  • Text: 0S296. Juan les Pins by Henri Harpignies
  • Location: Backboard, verso
  • Method of creation: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.48-1978
Primary reference Number: 6452
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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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