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The Temple of Apollo at Bassae: 460*

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The Temple of Apollo at Bassae


Lear, Edward (Painter)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1860) by The Subscribers


Circa 1854 - 1855 1855

School or Style


Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Frame: Depth 12.6 cm Height 206 cm Weight 86 kg Width 289.6 cm
Canvas: Height 146.4 cm Width 229.5 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: EL
  • Location: Lower right
  • Monogram
  • Text: 1854-55
  • Location: Lower right
  • Date
  • Text: Box 9
  • Location: Stretcher, verso
  • Method of creation: Paint
  • Text: 30
  • Location: Stretcher, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: MAN
  • Location: Stretcher, verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Label
  • Text: Charles Roberson, Long Acre, London
  • Location: Canvas, verso
  • Method of creation: With graphite
  • Stamp

Inscription present: * = Greek letter

  • Text: *R
  • Location: Canvas, verso
  • Method of creation: Chalk

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: 460*
Primary reference Number: 3563
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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