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La Maitresse d'Ecole: P.100-1940

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Current Location: In storage


La Maitresse d'Ecole


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




History note: Collection of the Albertina [Lugt 5f]; duplicate sale 1922; Colnaghi; bt. John Charrington [Lugt 572], February 1925; sale (Christie's) 19 June 1940, part of lot no. 81.

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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 1740

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Paper Height 22.2 cm Height 22.7 cm Width 21.1 cm Width 21.8 cm

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  • Text: Si cet aimable enfant, rend bien d’une Maitresse / L’air serieux, le dehors imposant, / Ne peut on pas penser que la feinte et l’adresse / Viennent au Sexe, au plus-tard en Naissant. /Lépicié
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.100-1940
Primary reference Number: 184057
BN Inventaire (18thC): 55
Bocher (Chardin): 34 II/III
Lugt: 572
Lugt: 5f
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 22 February 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 22 February 2022

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

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