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The God Pan, seen from behind: 2555

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The God Pan, seen from behind


Draughtsman: Loo, Abraham Louis van




History note: From the collection of Charles Gasc (c. 1850) (Lugt 542); Sale Paris 1865, 17 January (Expert Vignères)

Measurements and weight

Height: 530 mm
Width: 385 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Goetze, Constance, Mrs

School or Style


Materials used in production

Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Red chalk on laid cream paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: C. Van Loo
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Dieu Pan à la sanguine (by Charles Gast)
  • Location: Verso, top
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Signed C. Van Loo / from the Collection of Charles Gasc (by Charles Gast)
  • Location: Verso, lower right corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: h.O, m53 / 1.0, m389 (by Charles Gast)
  • Location: Verso, centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2555
Primary reference Number: 6547
Lugt: 542
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 25 February 2021 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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