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Femme accoudée: P.5881-R

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Current Location: In storage


Femme accoudée
Translated as: Woman leaning on her elbows [or] The artist's first wife


Printmaker: Desboutin, Marcellin Gilbert




History note: John Charrington [Lugt 572]

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th century
Production date: AD 1882


First trial proof (?- see inscriptions). Dedicated to Frédéric Raisin

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Black carbon ink

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1ere epreuve d'essai
  • Location: Sheet centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: à mon ami F Raisin / Souvenir de l'auteur / M. Desboutin
  • Location: Sheet right, below platemark
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.5881-R
Primary reference Number: 167141
Clément-Janin: 97
BN Inventaire (19thC): 23
Lugt: 572
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 January 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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

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