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Le Baptême: P.45-1978

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Le Baptême
Translated as: Christening


Printmaker: Rajon, Paul Adolphe
Draughtsman: Legros, Alphonse (After)




History note: F.E. Bliss; Judge William Evans; Craddock & Barnard

Legal notes

Through the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 408 mm
Width: 296 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1978-03) by Gow, A. S. F.


Proof. Only four proofs - the plate was never completed/

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: within oval

  • Text: BLISS
  • Location: Margin lower right corner
  • Method of creation: Stamped blue ink
  • Type: Collector's mark
  • Text: 5
  • Location: Margin lower right corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Edition

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.45-1978
Primary reference Number: 104
Lugt: 265
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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