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La Ville-Close, Concarneau, Brittany: 2451

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Current Location: In storage


La Ville-Close, Concarneau, Brittany


Painter: Wood, John Christopher




History note: With the Redfern Gallery, London, who bought it from the artist's mother, Mrs Lucius Wood; New Burlington Galleries, 1938 (101), bt. E.M.B. Ingram

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1941) by Ingram, Edward Maurice Berkeley


Production date: AD 1930

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of millboard
Frame Depth 6.5 cm Height 80.8 cm Width 105.5 cm
Millboard Height 56.8 cm Width 81.6 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on millboard

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: exbn. of 20th c. painting, Nat. Gallery, 1940 (102), lent E.M.B. Ingram
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: small label

  • Text: Dalziel Smith (and graphite note on millboard) Bois Blane (?) Naturel
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2451
Primary reference Number: 4035
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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