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Study for the landscape background of Alexander and Bucephalus: PD.18-2002

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Study for the landscape background of Alexander and Bucephalus

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Degas, Edgar

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Notes

History note: The artist's sale (Lugt 658); 4th and last sale, Galeria George Petit, Paris 2-4 July 1919, part of no. 115; with Paul Prouté

Legal notes

From the Gaskell Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 340 mm
Width: 274 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2002) by Prouté, Paul

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Alexandre et Bucéphale
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: P6 1998
  • Location: Below right of centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.18-2002
Primary reference Number: 80958
Lugt: 658
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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