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Storm at Handeck: PD.38-2004

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Storm at Handeck


Calame, Alexandre


History note: Private collection, France; Galerie Rene-Francois Teissedre

Measurements and weight

Height: 22.5 cm
Width: 31 cm

Relative size of this object

31 cm22.5 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2004) by Pollock Fund


Production date: AD/CE 1838

Materials used in production

laid down Paper Oil Canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting : Oil on paper laid down on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Calame / Orage a la handeck Suisse
  • Location: Verso, on top horizontal stretcher bar
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Inscription
  • Location: Verso, on vertical stretcher bar
  • Method of creation: Red wax
  • Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.38-2004
Primary reference Number: 98838
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 October 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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