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L'autre tranchée: P.1019-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


L'autre tranchée


Printmaker: Forain, Jean Louis



Measurements and weight

Height: 382 mm
Width: 553 mm

Relative size of this object

55.3 m38.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1922-03-09) by Wright, Harold J. L.


Production date: AD 1916


Published in Le Figaro, 5 January 1916

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Forain
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: L'autre tranchée
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: "La France, aujourd'hui, veut la guerre" / Général GALLIENI"
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1019-R
Primary reference Number: 1878
BN Inventaire (19thC): 347
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 2 March 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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