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Gisors: PD.60-1978

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Gisors

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Pissarro, Camille

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: With Redfern Gallery, Cork St. London, 1943; from the collection of Lucien Pissarro; bt. A.S.F Gow, September 1943 (£40)

Measurements and weight

Height: 289 mm
Width: 228 mm

Relative size of this object

22.8 m28.9 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.

Dating

Production date: AD 1884

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over black chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 84
  • Location: Lower edge
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Type: Date
  • Text: C. Pissaro
  • Location: Lower edge
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Gisors
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Text: 1761 / grains / ;77
  • Location: Old backing, verso

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.60-1978
Primary reference Number: 6718
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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