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View of the Convent of S. Onofrio on the Janiculum, Rome: PD.1-1960

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Titles

View of the Convent of S. Onofrio on the Janiculum, Rome

Maker(s)

Corot, Jean Baptiste Camille (Painter)

Legal notes

Given by Captain S.W. Sykes, O.B.E., M.C., 1960

Measurements and weight

Height: 22 cm
Width: 33 cm

Relative size of this object

33 cm22 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1960) by Sykes, Stanley William

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1826

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( marouflé to canvas)

Techniques used in production

Painting : Oil on paper marouflé to canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: fevrier 1828
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Scratched out with the back of the brush
  • Date
  • Text: Alex. Reid & Lefevre Ltd., 1A King Street, St. James's, London; (inscribed in typed letters, "Oil painting by J.B.C. Corot")
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Printed label
  • Label
  • Text: 54 / 1814
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Number
  • Text: Robaut 97 (twice)
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 1590
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Label
  • Text: Property of Pervy Moore Turner
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 5
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Red chalk
  • Number
  • Text: stamp of the Douane Central, Paris
  • Location: Canvas, verso
  • Stamp
  • Text: A 316
  • Location: Frame
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Number

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.1-1960
Primary reference Number: 2555
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 21 August 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Painting" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/2555 Accessed: 2021-12-03 21:39:54

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