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Le Château de cartes: P.89-1940

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Le Château de cartes

Maker(s)

Lépicié, Bernard (Printmaker)
After Chardin, Jean Baptiste Siméon (Painter)
Lépicié, Bernard (Publisher)
Surugue, Louis (Publisher)

Notes

History note: De Goncourt collection [Lugt 1089]; John Charrington [Lugt 572]; sale (Christie's) 19 June 1940, part of lot no. 21.

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum, with the aid of a contribution from the National Art-Collections Fund and from E. E. Barron, August 1940.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1940) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

18th century
Production date: AD 1743 : Advertised in the 'Mercure de France' September 1743.

School or Style

French

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper Paper Height 22 cm Height 28.3 cm Width 21 cm Width 27.7 cm

Techniques used in production

Engraving Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Amiable Enfant que le plaisir décide, / Nous badinons de vos srêles travaux: / Mais entre nous, quell est le plus solide / De nos projets ou bien de vos châteaux/ Lépicié
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.89-1940
Primary reference Number: 184049
BN Inventaire (18thC): 64
Bocher (Chardin): 11
Lugt: 572
Lugt: 1089
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 22 February 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 22 February 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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