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Moissonneuses Surprises Par L'Orage [Harvesters surprised by a storm]: P.245-1949

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Moissonneuses Surprises Par L'Orage [Harvesters surprised by a storm]


Printmaker: Legros, Alphonse




Landscape with two female figures, one holding a rake, the other carrying a sheaf of wheat, walking from right to left bowed by a wind and rain.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Campbell Dodgson, October 1949

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1949-10) by Dodgson, Campbell


19th Century
1877 - 1890


Etching with some aquatint and surface tone, printed in brown ink on chine collé. Second state of two. Campbell Dodgson's stamp on the verso.

School or Style


Techniques used in production

Chine collé

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.245-1949
Primary reference Number: 239994
Dodgson (Legros): 253.ii
Lugt: L.521
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 9 January 2020 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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