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Study of a dead rail

Sims, Charles (painter)

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Study of a dead rail


Sims, Charles (painter) [ULAN info: British artist, 1873-1928]







Technique Description

oil on canvas laid down on millboard


height: 30.5 cm
width: 40.6 cm


given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1928 (Filtered for: Paintings, Drawings and Prints)

With Barbizon House, London, from whom it was bought


  1. (1929) Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Twentieth Annual Report, 1928, Cambridge (Cambs.)
    [comments: reproduced]
  2. Goodison, J.W. (1977) Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School, Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press [page: 232]

Accession Number

1505 (Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(Reference Number: 3881; Input Date: 2000-04-11 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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