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Le jeune soldat: P.99-1940

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Current Location: In storage


Le jeune soldat


Printmaker: Cochin, Charles Nicolas I
Painter: Chardin, Jean Baptiste Siméon (After)
Publisher: Cochin, Charles Nicolas I




History note: John Charrington [Lugt 572]; sale (Christie's) 19 June 1940, part of lot no. 26.

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


18th Century
Production date: AD 1738 : Advertised in the 'Mercure de France' July 1738, with its pendant - see P.211-1951

School or Style


Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper ( trimmed to platemark)

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sans soucis, sans chagrin, tranquille en mes desires, / Un Moulin, un tambour, forment tous mes plaisirs.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.99-1940
Primary reference Number: 184051
BN Inventaire (18thC): 255
Bocher (Chardin): 30
Lugt: 572
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 22 February 2022 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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