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Les lumières leur font mal (Vieille noblesse): P.473-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Les lumières leur font mal (Vieille noblesse)
Les Métamorphoses du jour

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Grandville, J. J.
Printer: Langlumé
Publisher: Lean

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 245 mm
Width: 335 mm

Relative size of this object

33.5 m24.5 m What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1829-01-01

Note

Pl. 12 from the album Les Métamorphoses du jour, published 1st January 1829

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Coloured ink
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring
Lithography

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Les Métamorphoses du Jour
  • Location: Upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Pl. 12
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number
  • Text: Lith. de Langlumé.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Les lumières leur font mal. The light hurts them
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: London 1st January 1829. Published by Mr. Lean, 26 Hay Market
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.473-1991
Primary reference Number: 20594
Béraldi: 10
BN Inventaire (19thC): 6
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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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