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Deux chats sur un meuble: P.399-1949

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Deux chats sur un meuble
Translated as: Two cats on a piece of furniture


Printmaker: Steinlen, Théophile Alexandre



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1949-10) by Dodgson, Campbell


Inscription from old mount: 'A finished(?) state (same as this?) is in the B.M. (Brangwyn gift 1943)'

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 295 mm Width 295 mm
Sheet Height 370 mm Width 325 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Letters T, E, I, N, L in the lower part of the letter S, forming a monogram

  • Text: STEINLEN
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Red chalk
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 5e. -I- Deux chats s/ un meuble
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.399-1949
Primary reference Number: 144
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 June 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 25 October 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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