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"L'autre tranchée": 1063

Object information

Current Location: In storage


"L'autre tranchée"


Draughtsman: Forain, Jean Louis




History note: Bt. from Messrs. P. & D. Colnaghi, London by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam, in 1922, for £35

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1922-02) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

School or Style


Materials used in production

Coloured chalks
Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sight Size Height 295 mm Width 460 mm
Actual Size Height 345 mm Width 501 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Charcoal, with coloured chalk and some pen and Indian ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: forain
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: La France, aujourd' hui, vent la guerre (General Gallieni) "L'autre tranchée"
  • Location: Lower part of the sheet
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1063
Primary reference Number: 1879
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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