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The Charente at Port-Bertaud: PD.14-1999

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The Charente at Port-Bertaud


Courbet, Gustave (Painter)


History note: Félix Courbet, the artist's brother; ? his sale, Paris, 21.xii.1882; where bought ? by Mme Barrère's parents; by descent to the donor, widow of Professor Barrère

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD/CE 1862

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Frame: Depth 10 cm Height 77.2 cm Width 88.2 cm
Canvas: Height 54 cm Width 65 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: G. Courbet
  • Location: Lower left
  • Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.14-1999
Primary reference Number: 2574
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 19 January 2021 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

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

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