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Sterne and The Grisette: P.383-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Sterne and The Grisette

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Doo, George Thomas
Painter: Newton, Gilbert Stuart (After)

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Measurements and weight

Height: 449 mm
Width: 347 mm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

1837 - 1838

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: PAINTED BY G. S. NEWTON, R. A.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: London, Published Jany. 1 1838, by F. G. Moon by Special Appointment, Printseller in Ordinary to Her Majesty / and Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent, 20, Threadneedle Street.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address
  • Text: ENGD. BY GEORGE T. DOO, HISTL. ENGR. IN ORD. TO HIS LATE / MAJESTY WILLIAM IV. & H.R.H. THE D. OF YORK 1837.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: STERNE AND THE GRISETTE.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: To Robert Vernon Esqre. This Engraving / Is respectfully dedicated by his Obliged & Obedient Servant F. G. Moon.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Dedication
  • Text: THE BEAUTIFUL GRISETTE ROSE UP WHEN I SAID THIS AND GOING BEHIND THE COUNTER REACHED DOWN A PARCEL AND UNTIED IT. I ADVANCED TO THE SIDE OVER AGAINST / HER. THEY WERE ALL TOO LARGE. THE BEAUTIFUL GRISETTE MEASURED THEM ONE BY ONE ACROSS MY HAND. IT WOULD NOT ALTER THEIR DIMENSIONS, - SHE BEGGED. I / WOULD TRY A SINGLE PAIR, WHICH SEEMED TO BE THE LEAST. SHE HELD IT OPEN. MY HAND SLIPPED INTO IT AT ONCE. IT WILL NOT DO, SAID I, SHAKING MY HEAD A LITTLE. / NO, SAID SHE, DOING THE SAME THING. Sternes Sentimental Journey.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.383-1991
Primary reference Number: 19874
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Sterne and The Grisette" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/19874 Accessed: 2024-07-16 07:45:47

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