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Aesop's Fables - Title-page: P.216-1985

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Aesop's Fables - Title-page


Printmaker: Gooden, Stephen Frederick



Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Sir Geoffrey


Production date: AD 1935


Second state

Title-page to Aesop's Fables, London, Harrap, 1936

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 243 mm Width 168 mm
Sheet Height 260 mm Width 180 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Stephen Gooden 1935
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: G.L.K. 7. X. 35
  • Location: Verso lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Keynes' stamp

  • Text: CAVE CANES
  • Location: Verso lower left
  • Method of creation: Red ink
  • Type: Stamp

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.216-1985
Primary reference Number: 2314
Dodgson (Gooden): 115 II/II
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Audit data

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