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A sheet of lithographic sketches: P.196-1991

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Current Location: In storage


A sheet of lithographic sketches


Printmaker: Bellangé, Joseph-Louis-Hippolyte
Publisher: Gihaut, Jean François
Publisher: Gans, S.



Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 267 mm
Width: 349 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France
  • London

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1828

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

White ink
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( buff)

Techniques used in production

Lithography : Printed on buff paper, with white highlights added afterwards with a brush.
Hand colouring

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Chez Gihaut Frères, à Paris, et S. Gans, 22, Southampton St. London.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Hte Bellange 1828
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.196-1991
Primary reference Number: 17840
Béraldi: 5
BN Inventaire (19thC): 45
Adeline: 165-188
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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