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La Consolation de l'Absence: P.189-1955

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Current Location: In storage


La Consolation de l'Absence


Printmaker: Launay, Nicolas de
Painter: Lavreince, Nicolas (After)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1948) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


18th Century
Production date: AD 1785 : Advertised in the 'Mercure de France' 9 July 1785


Etched proof state, before all lettering.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.189-1955
Primary reference Number: 184237
Lawrence/Dighton: 106 I/V
Bocher (Lavreince): 14 I/IV
BN Inventaire (18thC): 244 I/III
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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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