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The Polish Tavern: PD.10-1969

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Current Location: In storage


The Polish Tavern


Painter: Bevan, Robert Polhill




History note: Robert Alexander Polhill Bevan, C.B.E., son of the artist; sold to the d'Offay Couper Gallery, London; their exhibition, 1969, 'Robert Bevan, early paintings, 1895-1908' (10), where it was bought

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From the Fairhaven Fund.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1969) by d'Offay Couper Gallery


1901 - 1903

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Canvas Height 38.3 cm Width 56.2 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: d' Offay Couper Gallery / ROBERT BEVAN EARLY PAINTINGS / 1895-1908 / No. 10. Polish Tavern (Second sketch). / Poland circa 1903. / Oil on canvas. / 14 1/2 x 21 1/2 ins. / Purchased by : The Trustees of the / Fitzwilliam Museum, May 1969.
  • Location: Verso, removed and placed in artist's file
  • Method of creation: Printed label
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.10-1969
Primary reference Number: 770
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 16 March 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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