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Battle at the Milvian bridge: P.269-1991

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Current Location: In storage


Battle at the Milvian bridge


Printmaker: Girardet, Charles Samuel
Painter: Le Brun, Charles (After)
Publisher: Girardet, Charles Samuel



Legal notes

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

Place(s) associated

  • Paris

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1835

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of India paper ( laid)
Image Height 159 mm Width 369 mm
Sheet Height 262 mm Width 457 mm

Techniques used in production

Lithography : The lines which here appear white were incised in the stone which was then printed in relief.

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: C. Le Brun inv. 1666
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: a Paris, chez l'auteur r. du Cimetiere St Andre No. 7
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address
  • Text: GravĂ© en relief, sur pierre par C. Girardet. 1835.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.269-1991
Primary reference Number: 17779
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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