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

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Titles

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

Maker(s)

Girtin, Thomas (Draughtsman)

Notes

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

Legal notes

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

Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Etched proof (before aquatint) with watercolour by Girtin.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Graphite
Ink

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
Watercolour

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.5-1983
Primary reference Number: 10771
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 21 October 2021 Last processed: Thursday 21 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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