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The Mountains of St. Gingolph: PD.56-1973

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The Mountains of St. Gingolph


Draughtsman: Brett, John



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From the Fairhaven Fund.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1973) by P. and D. Colnaghi and Co. Ltd


Production date: AD 1861

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Components of the work

Support composed of card
Drawing Size Height 146 mm Width 344 mm
Card Size Height 241 mm Width 344 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JB
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Point of the brush
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1861
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Point of the brush
  • Type: Date
  • Location: Card, below the drawing
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.56-1973
Primary reference Number: 9093
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

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

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