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The Piper: P.284-1945

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Current Location: In storage


The Piper
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


First state (or second ?)

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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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 315 mm Width 233 mm
Sheet Height 320 mm Width 237 mm

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: P.284-1945
Primary reference Number: 2149
Delteil: 30 I/II or II/II ?
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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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