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A satyr family dancing: P.465-1949

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A satyr family dancing


Printmaker: Fragonard, Jean Honoré




From a set of four plates.


History note: Eugène de Wassermann, Brussels; bt. Hermann Metter, 1920s; sold (Sotheby’s) 20-21 April 1959, lot 70, from a ‘portfolio’ of 31 proof impressions; bt. ‘Warren’ for £680; 24 of which purchased by the Fitzwilliam for £300.

Legal notes

Bought from the Perceval Fund, October 1949.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1949)


18th century
Production date: AD 1763

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: FRA9O
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.465-1949
Primary reference Number: 184425
BN Inventaire (18thC): 5
Baudicour: 9
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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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