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Shepherd seated by a rock with a dog and a child: P.161-1991

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Current Location: In storage


Shepherd seated by a rock with a dog and a child
Suite de dessins à la plume à l'usage des élèves des écoles spé autres [?]


Printmaker: Charlet, Nicolas Toussaint
Printer: Villain, Jean-François
Publisher: Gihaut, Jean François



Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Production date: AD 1839


Probably from Suite de dessins à la plume à l'usage des élèves des écoles spé autres, suite de cinquante-deux planches, chez Gihaut, 1839

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 171 mm Width 130 mm
Sheet Height 305 mm Width 237 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Charlet
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number
  • Text: Lith. de Villain
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: M
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Embossed
  • Type: Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.161-1991
Primary reference Number: 17754
Béraldi: 1000-1060 ?
BN Inventaire (19thC): 317 ?
Lugt: 1840
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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