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Oil Painting - L'Aurore et la Nuit (Dawn and the Night)

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1939P673
Collection:Fine Art Paintings and Sculpture
Date:1894 - 1894

Maker Information

Artist:Henri Fantin Latour - View biography for Henri Fantin Latour


Fantin-Latour was a central figure within the Paris art community during the late nineteenth century. Throughout his career, Fantin-Latour painted allegorical and mythological subjects. L'Aurore et la Nuit demonstrates the artist's loyalty to academic subject matter, using female figures as symbols of Dawn and Night in an imaginary composition.

Presented by George H Kenrick, 1939.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Old Master
Medium:Oil on canvas.


Height:394 mm
Width:473 mm