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Deux chevaux de poste à la porte d'une écurie: P.261-1991

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Deux chevaux de poste à la porte d'une écurie
Etudes de Chevaux par Géricault


Géricault, Jean Louis André Théodore (Printmaker)
Volmar, Joseph Simon (Printmaker)
Villain, Jean-François (Printer)
Gihaut, Jean François (Publisher)

Legal notes

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

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD/CE 1822


From the series Etudes de Chevaux par Géricault, Paris, Gihaut, 1822

Second state

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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 343 mm Width 435 mm
Sheet: Height 398 mm Width 569 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Géricault del.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Signature
  • Text: chez Gihaut Editeur, Md. d'Estampes, b.ard des Italiens, No. 5
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Address

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.261-1991
Primary reference Number: 2199
Delteil: 88 II/II
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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