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The Darling Asleep: P.433-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Darling Asleep

Maker(s)

Freschi, Andrea (Printmaker)
After Buck, Adam (Draughtsman)
Ackermann, Rudolph (Publisher)

Legal notes

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

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1811-02-06

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Plate Height 202 mm Width 252 mm
Sheet Height 211 mm Width 265 mm

Techniques used in production

Stipple

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A. Buck delt.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Freschy sculpt.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: THE DARLING ASLEEP
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Sleep on, sweet babe, in quiet sleep; / Thy Mother guards her child from harm: / Affection shall its vigils keep. / And fondly hush each rude alarm. / While I behold my darling joy. / In Cherub Innocence appear; The gentle breathings of my boy / Are Music to his Mothers ear.
  • Location: Plate lower left and right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: London, Pub. Feb. 6 1811, at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 101 Strand.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.433-1991
Primary reference Number: 20259
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 17 August 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 17 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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