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La Châtaigneraie: 2384

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Current Location: In storage


La Châtaigneraie
Translated as: The chestnut grove


Painter: Corot, Jean Baptiste Camille




History note: With Barbedienne; with Gérard père (1879); with Oudinot (1883); with the Leicester Galleries, London (Messrs. Ernest Brown and Phillips); with the Independent Gallery, London, (P.M. Turner)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1939) by Hindley Smith, Frank


1830 CE - 1840 CE


Painted in the Auvergne or Morvan

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Canvas Height 34 cm Width 48.9 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: COROT
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2384
Primary reference Number: 2547
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 November 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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