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Castel Sant' Elmo, from Capodimonte

Degas, Edgar (painter)

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Castel Sant' Elmo, from Capodimonte


Degas, Edgar (painter) [ULAN info: French artist, 1834-1917]







Technique Description

oil on paper, laid down on canvas


height: 20 cm
width: 27 cm


circa 1856


bought: Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox 2000 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

Bequeathed by the artist to his neice, Jeanne Fèvre (according to a label on the stretcher); her sale, Galerie Jean Charpentier, Paris, 12 June 1934, no. 141, as Vue d'un couvent aux environs de Rome, effet de soir (sold for 1,000 FF); private collection, Paris, (bought at the Fèvre sale); David-Weill (label D W 34/36 on stretcher and D.WL.6 on frame); by descent to his granddaughter; with Hazlitt, Gooden and Fox

From the Gow, Cunliffe and Perceval Funds, with contributions from the National Art Collections Fund and the Museums and Galleries Commission / Victoria and Albert Purchase Grant Fund.


  1. (2005) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum, London: Scala [page: 110]
  2. Brame, P. (1984) Degas et son oeuvre; A Supplement, New York [page: 18]
    [comments: No. 16, illustrated.]
  3. Kendall, Richard (1993) Degas Landscapes, New Haven & London [page: 17]

Accession Number

PD.18-2000 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 18350; Input Date: 2001-01-15 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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