Skip to main content

Jean de la Fontaine: P.7012-R

An image of Print

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Jean de la Fontaine


Printmaker: Edelinck, GĂ©rard
Painter: Rigaud, Hyacinthe (After)




History note: From the Lawson sale; Charrington bought at his sale (Sotheby's) 6th March 1908, lot 459, with later state

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Charrington, John


Circa 1696 - Circa 1700


State I. Before all letters. Plate for Charles Perrault's "Des hommes illustres qui ont paru en France pendant ce siecle..." Paris, 1696-1700.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: P.7012-R
Primary reference Number: 133815
Lugt: 572
Robert-Dumesnil: 230
BN Inventaire (18thC): 168
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 10 May 2013 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Jean de la Fontaine" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-05-30 01:23:07

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Jean de la Fontaine |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-05-30 01:23:07|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src=""
        alt="Jean de la Fontaine"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Jean de la Fontaine</figcaption>

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...