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Entrance to the Adelphi Wharf: P.289-1945

Object information

Titles

Entrance to the Adelphi Wharf
Various Subjects drawn from Life and on Stone by J. Gericault

Maker(s)

Géricault, Jean Louis André Théodore (Printmaker)
Hullmandel, Charles Joseph (Printer)
Rodwell & Martin (Publisher)

Notes

History note: Sotheby's, 16 April 1945, Lot 112

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945-05) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Production date: AD 1821

Note

From a series of 12 lithographs (and a frontispiece), Various Subjects drawn from Life and on Stone by J. Gericault, published in London between February and May 1821.

Second state

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Image Height 253 mm Width 310 mm
Sheet Height 293 mm Width 338 mm

Techniques used in production

Lithography

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Géricault
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: J. Géricault del.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: C. Hullmandel's Lithography
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: ENTRANCE TO THE ADELPHI WHARF.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: London. published by Rodwell & Martin New Bond Street. May 1821.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.289-1945
Primary reference Number: 2104
Delteil: 40 II/II
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 January 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Entrance to the Adelphi Wharf" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2104 Accessed: 2022-07-03 18:11:41

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