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Maison close: P.45-1972

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Current Location: In storage


Maison close


Printmaker: Forain, Jean Louis




History note: With London Graphic Art Association label on back of frame (now deframed) and price (5 gns) and number (17168) in ink

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1972-11) by Brownlow, M. E. L., Mrs


Production date: circa AD 1880


Refused plate for Les Croquis Parisiens, by J.K. Huysmans, Paris, Vaton, 1880

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Height 253 mm Width 325 mm
Plate Height 97 mm Width 153 mm

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Forain
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.45-1972
Primary reference Number: 1883
Guérin (Forain): 21
BN Inventaire (19thC): 11
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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