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The Fish Market at Béthune: 4100

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Fish Market at Béthune


Draughtsman: Lhermitte, Léon Augustin




History note: Arthur Tooth & Sons; sold April 1885; Alexander Young, his sale, 30 June 1910; M. Bevais

Measurements and weight

Height: 275 mm
Width: 439 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown by Anonymous

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Charcoal and black chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Lhermitte
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: 4100
Primary reference Number: 6545
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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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