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View of the Louvre and the Pont des Tuileries from the Pont Neuf: PD.5-1983

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View of the Louvre and the Pont des Tuileries from the Pont Neuf


Girtin, Thomas (Draughtsman)


History note: 6th Duke of Bedford, thence by descent; Sale, Christie's; Sale, Christie's; J.C. Phillips

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From the Biffen Fund, with a contribution from the Victoria and Albert Museum Grant-in-Aid.

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Method of acquisition: Bought (1983) by Phillips, J. C.


Etched proof (before aquatint) with watercolour by Girtin.

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Components of the work

Support: composed of paper Paper: Height 165 mm Height 175 mm Width 438 mm Width 449 mm
Mount Size: Height 508 mm Width 686 mm

Techniques used in production

Soft-ground etching : Soft-ground etching, graphite and watercolour on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.5-1983
Primary reference Number: 10771
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 21 October 2021 Last processed: Thursday 21 October 2021

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

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