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Les désirs satisfaits: P.474-1949

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Current Location: In storage


Les désirs satisfaits


Printmaker: Patas, Charles Emmanuel
Draughtsman: Eisen, Charles Joseph Dominique (After)




A scene in a bedroom. A male and female are dressing, while another man, presumably the father, is looking down upon them from a doorway above.


History note: Eugène de Wassermann, Brussels; bt. Hermann Metter, 1920s; sold (Sotheby’s) 20-21 April 1959, lot 70, from a ‘portfolio’ of 31 proof impressions; bt. ‘Warren’ for £680; 24 of which purchased by the Fitzwilliam for £300.

Legal notes

Bought from the Perceval Fund, October 1949.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1949)


18th Century
Production date: AD 1772

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.474-1949
Primary reference Number: 227317
Lawrence/Dighton: 156 undescribed state
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Created: Thursday 25 July 2019 Updated: Tuesday 22 February 2022 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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