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Title Conversation
Collection Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums
Artist Chevilliard, Vincent (French artist, 1841-1904)
Date Earliest possibly about 1861
Date Latest possibly about 1904
Signed yes
Description A priest is resting in an armchair by the window in this indoors scene. He is smiling at the large parrot perched on a stand by the window, while a cat sits on a stool beside him, looking forward out of the painting. On a table to the left china and alcohol are visible. The walls are bare and there are no carpets on the floor. Light streams in from the open window.
Current Accession Number ABDAG002187
Former Accession Number 21.9.7
Inscription front ll 'V. Chevilliard'
Subject interior; figure (priest); animal (cat; parrot)
Measurements 18.2 x 14.9 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on panel (hardwood {mahogany})
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by Alexander Webster 1921.
Principal Exhibitions Aberdeen Artists Society, 1921, cat. no. 99.
Rights Owner Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums
Author Jennifer Melville



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