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Les Petards: P.802-1948

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Les Petards
Translated as: The Fireworks


Printmaker: Auvray, Pierre-Laurent
Painter: Fragonard, Jean Honoré (After)
Publisher: Alibert, Jean
Publisher: Chevin, R.




History note: Christie's 15 October 1948, part of lot 7.

Legal notes

Bought from the Perceval Fund, October 1948

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1948)


18th century
Circa 1769 - Circa 1783


Unlike P.803-1948 which has the artists' names, this print only has the title and the publishing address.

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Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Se vend chez Alibert, Md. d’Estampes, au Palais Royal. Et chez le Sr. Chevin Peintre, rue Neuve d’Orléans, près la Porte St. Denis
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.802-1948
Primary reference Number: 184346
BN Inventaire (18thC): 6
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 22 February 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 22 February 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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