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La Grande Route: PD.15-1999

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Titles

La Grande Route
Translated as: The open road

Maker(s)

Harpignies, Henri Joseph (Painter)

Notes

History note: With Bernheim-Jeune; acquired by Madame Berrère's parent's, by descent to her

Measurements and weight

Height: 51 cm
Width: 86.5 cm

Relative size of this object

86.5 cm51 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1999) by Barrère, Mme.

Dating

Circa 1883 - 1885

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: h. harpignies
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Oil
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1883 (?5)
  • Location: Lower left, following the above
  • Method of creation: Oil
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.15-1999
Primary reference Number: 23351
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "La Grande Route" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/23351 Accessed: 2022-05-24 13:25:17

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