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Horses going to a Fair: P.285-1945

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Horses going to a Fair
Various Subjects drawn from Life and on Stone by J. Gericault


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




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


Production date: AD 1821


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.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 254 mm Width 356 mm
Sheet Height 282 mm Width 372 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J. Géricault invt.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: C. Hullmandel's Lithography
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: London. Published by Rodwell & Martin New Bond St. Feb. 1. 1821
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.285-1945
Primary reference Number: 2141
Delteil: 32 II/II
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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