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Title:

David and Goliath

Maker:

Degas, Edgar; painter; French artist, 1834-1917

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

School/Style:

French

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 63.8, cm, approx
width, 80, cm, approx

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1966; Sykes, Stanley William

Provenance:

Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., 'Paris- Londres' exhibition, April 1956, no. 3, rep. in cat., (apparently) bt. Captain Sykes

Acquisition Credit:

Captain Stanley William Sykes, O.B.E., M.C.

Inscription:

label; frame; " Z1088 / 'David et Goliath', c. 1864 / by / E. Degas"; label of Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd.

Documentation:

Lemoisne, Paul André. 1946-9. Degas et son oeuvre.Colmar, Paris: Arts et métiers graphiquesp. 59
vol. II, 58, no. 114, reproduced

Thomson, R.. 1988. Degas, The Nudes.London?: p. 37, 48, 235
pl. 41, fig. 30

Burgess, Anthony. The greatest story ever painted.London?:
Source Title: The Sunday Times Magazine(4-1983)
p. 67
reproduced

Kitaj, R.B.. Jewish Art- Indictment and Defence.
Source Title: Jewish Chronicle (Colour Supplement)(30-1984)
p. 44
reproduced

Accession:

Object Number: PD.7-1966
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 2598; input: 2000-02-29; modified: 2011-12-16)

(Picture Cabinet reference : 795497)

Related
Resource:

French Impressionists - Online Exhibition

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2598





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