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Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette in the Prison of the Temple: P.140-1957

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette in the Prison of the Temple


Printmaker: Cousins, Samuel
Painter: Ward, Edward Matthew (After)




Presentation proof.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs C. Morshead Baker in May 1957

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1957) by Baker, C. Morshead (Mrs)


19th Century
Production date: AD 1862


Printed on chine collé

School or Style


Techniques used in production

Mezzotint : On chine collé

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: To Francis Holl Esq. from Sam. Cousins
  • Location: Sheet lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.140-1957
Primary reference Number: 205639
Whitman (Cousins): 235
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Friday 2 August 2019 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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