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Le Chateau de Carte: P.207-1951

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Current Location: In storage


Le Chateau de Carte


Printmaker: Filloeul, Pierre
Painter: Chardin, Jean Baptiste Siméon (After)
Publisher: Filloeul, Pierre
Publisher: Le Bas, Jacques Philippe



Legal notes

Bought from the Perceval Fund, October 1951.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1951)


In an earlier state the title read 'Le faiseur de chateaux de cartes'

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Support composed of wove paper ( trimmed to platemark on all sides)

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Vous vous moquez a tort de cet adolescent / Et de son inutile ouvrage / Prest a tomber au premier vent / Barbons dans l’age meme ou l’on dont être sage / Souvent il sort de vos serveaux / De plus ridicules chateaux.
  • Location: Plate lower centre, in two columns
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.207-1951
Primary reference Number: 184048
Bocher (Chardin): 20b
BN Inventaire (18thC): 144 II/III
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 22 February 2022 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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