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Prise de la Basteille/les Gardes Francoises et le Bourgeois de Paris le 14 Juillet 1789.: M.289-1985

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Titles

Prise de la Basteille/les Gardes Francoises et le Bourgeois de Paris le 14 Juillet 1789.
Translated as: The taking of the Bastille

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Brisé fan; sticks and guards of wood, the former pierced and decorated with three applied stipple prints; the taking of the Bastille, titled 'Prise de la Bastille/les Gardes Françaises et les Bourgeois de Paris le 14 Juillet 1789', flanked by smaller prints of a woman in classical dress holding up a vase, and a youth carrying grapes in a basket. Brown silk ribboning.

Notes

History note: Colonel Leonard C. Messel (1872-1953); his daughter Anne, Countess of Rosse (1902-1992)

Legal notes

Purchased with a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and a gift from The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1985-01-28) by Countess of Rosse, Anne

Dating

4th quarter 18th century
Louis XVI
Production date: after AD 1789 : Start of French Revolution

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Sticks+guards composed of wood
Ribbon composed of silk
Leaf composed of ink
Guards Length 28.3 cm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.289-1985
Primary reference Number: 117874
Old catalogue number: DR 8/141
Old object number: 332
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 January 2017 Last processed: Wednesday 8 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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