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Lithographie en imitation de l'aquatinte: P.146-1991

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Current Location: In storage


Lithographie en imitation de l'aquatinte
Translated as: Lithography in imitation of aquatint


Printmaker: Charlet, Nicolas Toussaint



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


Illustration to volume V of Léon de Laborde, Histoire de la gravure en manière noire, Histoire de la découverte de l'impression et de son application à la gravure, Paris 1839.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 191 mm Width 152 mm
Sheet Height 289 mm Width 223 mm

Techniques used in production

Lithography : Lithograph in imitation of aquatint

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Charlet
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: LITHOGRAPHIE EN IMITATION DE L'AQUATINTE, / Histoire de la découverte de l'Impression et de ses développemens, / PAR Mr. LEON DE LABORDE.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Tom. VI Lithographie
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.146-1991
Primary reference Number: 17891
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

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

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