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La Fraiche Matinée: 31.K.5-71

Object information

Current Location: In storage


La Fraiche Matinée


Printmaker: Le Bas, Jacques Philippe
Printmaker: Martini, Pietro Antonio (Possibly)
Painter: Dujardin, Karel (After)
Publisher: Le Bas, Jacques Philippe



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


18th Century
Production date: AD 1774 : Advertised in the 'Mercure de France' February 1774.


Martini was possibly responsible for the preliminary etching of the plate, as is the case with this print's pendant, 'La belle après diné'. See 31.K.5-67.

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Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Dédié à Monsieur Trouard Intendant des Bâtiments du Roi. / et Membre de son Académie d'Architecture / par son très humble et très obéissant / Serviteur J.P. Le Bas Graveur Pensionnaire du Roi.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Dedication
  • Text: A Paris chés Le Bas, Membre de l'Académie Royale / de Peintre, sculpture et gravure, rue de la Harpe.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

Identification numbers

Accession number: 31.K.5-71
Primary reference Number: 184325
BN Inventaire (18thC): 150
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 7 August 2011 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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