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Near the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem: 1506

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Near the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem


Sargent, John Singer (Painter)


History note: Miss Sargent and Mrs Ormond, sisters of the artist

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1929) by Sisters of the artist


Circa 1905 CE - 1906 CE

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas Frame Depth 6.5 cm Height 78 cm Width 109.8 cm
Canvas Height 66.5 cm Width 97.7 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Rock graves Jerusalem
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Mount of Olives
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1506
Primary reference Number: 3852
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 22 November 2021 Last processed: Monday 22 November 2021

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

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