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Conrad sauve Gulnare de l'incendie (Le Corsaire, de Byron): P.125-1991

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Current Location: In storage


Conrad sauve Gulnare de l'incendie (Le Corsaire, de Byron)
Translated as: Conrad liberates Gulnare from the fire (Byron's The Corsair)


Printmaker: Vernet, Horace



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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


1818 - 1819


Proof before letters, signed and dated in pencil. Published in 1819 as an illustration to Byron's The Corsair.

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Black carbon ink

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Support composed of paper
Image Height 254 mm Width 173 mm
Sheet Height 261 mm Width 182 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Vernet 1819
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: H. Vernet
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1818
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.125-1991
Primary reference Number: 17794
Béraldi: 153
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 2 March 2023

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

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