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Les Plaisirs du Printemps: P.434-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Les Plaisirs du Printemps


Printmaker: Gabriel
Printer: Jouy



Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 235 mm
Width: 293 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Paris

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1834 : The Image of France (ARTFL Project at the University of Chicago) has a listing for a series of 'Plaisirs' published by Jouy on 17 May 1834.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: A Paris chez Jouy Rue des Noyers No. 25
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Gabriel fils Sculpt.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: La nature trop longtems dans le deuil vient enfin de recouvrer sa brillante parure et toute sa richesse. Les rigueurs de l'hiver sont bientot oubliées, et le parfum des fleurs / achève ded séduire nos sens ; bientot l'amour va renaitre ainsi que la nature, et les doux entretiens sous la verte feuillée et les rendez-vous secrets vont tendre des pièges à l'inno- / cence, car souvent la vertu des cruelles a succombée [sic] sous l'influence du Printemps.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: Déposé
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.434-1991
Primary reference Number: 20277
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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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