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L’Instant de la Méditation: P.366-1945

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Current Location: In storage


L’Instant de la Méditation


Printmaker: Surugue, Louis
Painter: Chardin, Jean Baptiste Siméon (After)



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Bought from the Print Duplicates Fund, August 1945.

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Method of acquisition: Bought (1945)


18th Century
Production date: AD 1747 : Advertised in the Mercure October 1747

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  • Text: Cet amusant travail, cette lecture aimable / De la sage Philis occupent le loisir, / Quand on sçait joindre l’utile à l’agréable / L’innocence est toujours la baze du plaisir.
  • Location: Plate lower centre, in two columns
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.366-1945
Primary reference Number: 184045
Bocher (Chardin): 26
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 22 February 2022 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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