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Le Fromage: 24.K.12-260

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Current Location: In storage


Le Fromage
Les Fables de La Motte


Printmaker: Simonneau, Charles I
Draughtsman: Gillot, Claude (After)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


18th Century
Production date: AD 1719


One of 68 plates originally conceived as book-illustatrations for 'Fables Nouvelles Dédiées au Roi par M. De La Motte, de l'Académie Françoise, Avec un Discours sur la Fable' (1719, Dupuis, Paris). This plate appeared on p.102 (Book II).

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 24.K.12-260
Primary reference Number: 181945
Populus (Gillot): 51 I/II
BN Inventaire (18thC): 51 I/II
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 7 August 2011 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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