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Title:

Joseph Allen Smith Contemplating Florence Across the Arno

Maker:

Fabre, François Xavier Pascal; painter; French artist, 1766-1837

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, 70.9, cm
width, 90.5, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1984; The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Provenance:

Henry Sinclair of Dalkey Lodge, Dalkey, Dublin, his sale (anonymous), Christie's, 1 December 1916 (101); bt. Agnew's for Charles B.O. Clarke (48 guineas); by descent to the late J.P.S. Clarke and Mrs K.A.J.L. Clarke, from whose Exectors acquired for the Museum

Acquisition Credit:

In celebration of their 75th anniversary, with the aid of a special gift from the Directors of Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox and contributions from the National Art Collections Fund, the Cunliffe, Perceval and University Purchase Funds.

Inscription(s):

signature; lower right, on the Corinthian capital; F.X.Fabri / Florentiae
date; lower right, on the Corinthian capital; 1797

Exhibition(s):

Documentation:

Woudhuysen, P.. 1982. Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): Pevensey Pressp. 87

Pellicier, Laure. 1979. Le Portrait à travers les Collections du Musée Fabre.Montpellier:
exhibition catalogue, no. 29

Ribero, Aileen. 1995. The Art of Dress. Fashion in England and France 1750-1820. Yale University Pressp. 221, 222
fig. 233

, National Art-Collections Fund1986. National Art-Collections Fund Review 1985.London?: p. 152
cat. no. 3105, reproduced

McNeal, R. A.. Joseph Allen Smith, American Grand Tourist.
Source Title: International Journal of the Classical Tradition 4 1 (1997)
p. 64-91
reproduced, fig. 1, p. 78

La Chronique des Arts Principales Acquisitions des Musées en 1984.
Source Title: Gazette des Beaux-Arts 105 (1985)
p. 55
no. 1394, reproduced

1985. Recent acquisitions by the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.London:
Source Title: Burlington Magazine 127 (May-1985)
p. 330
reproduced

Eastern Promise.
Source Title: Museums Journal 91 (1991)
p. 30
reproduced

Cocks, Anna Somers. 1988. How to buy a Stubbs on £2,600 a Year, The Fitzwilliam and the N.A.C.F..London:
Source Title: Apollo 127 no. 314 (NS) (April-1988) : pp. 252-258

reproduced (colour)

Accession:

Object Number: PD.16-1984
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 2656; input: 2000-03-02; modified: 2017-04-28)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2656





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