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The young draughtsman: P.36-1944

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

The young draughtsman

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Faber, John II
Painter: Chardin, Jean Baptiste Siméon (After)
Publisher: Faber, John II

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Legal notes

Bought from the Perceval Fund, July 1944.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1944)

Dating

18th Century
Production date: AD 1740

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The happy Youth whom Strength of Genius fires; / Who, smit with Science, to fair Fame aspires, / Thro' all her Windings, Nature must pursue; / Not quit the Nymph till he obtain the Clue. / Lockman
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.36-1944
Primary reference Number: 184062
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 27 September 2016 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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