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Le Jeu de l’Oye: P.97-1940

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Current Location: In storage


Le Jeu de l’Oye


Printmaker: Surugue, Pierre-Louis de
Painter: Chardin, Jean Baptiste Siméon (After)
Publisher: Surugue, Louis




History note: Colnaghi; bt. John Charrington [Lugt 572], 23 April 1925; sale (Christie's) 19 June 1940, part of lot no. 22.

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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.

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


18th Century
Production date: AD 1745

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Support composed of wove paper

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  • Text: Avant que la Carriere a ce jeu soit finie, / Que de risques a craindre et d’ecueils a franchir; / Enfants vous ne pouvés trop tôt y réfléchir / C’est une image de la vie. / Danchet
  • Location: Plate lower centre, in two columns
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.97-1940
Primary reference Number: 184054
Bocher (Chardin): 27 II/II
Lugt: 572
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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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