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The Lake: PD.13-1950

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The Lake


Harpignies, Henri Joseph (Painter)


History note: With Messrs. Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd., London, before 1910

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1935, received on the death of his widow, who had a life interest.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Riches, Thomas Henry


Production date: AD/CE 1897

School or Style


Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Canvas: Height 27 cm Width 40.9 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Hi Harpignies
  • Location: Lower left
  • Signature
  • Text: 97
  • Location: Lower left
  • Date
  • Text: Agnew
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed label
  • Label
  • Text: 2340
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Printed label
  • Label
  • Text: 4490 (French handwriting)
  • Location: Stretcher
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.13-1950
Primary reference Number: 2698
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 24 May 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 25 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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