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Death and the Woodman: P.54-1956

Object information

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Death and the Woodman
The Fables of Jean de La Fontaine


Printmaker: Gooden, Stephen Frederick



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1956-05) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Production date: AD 1931


Illustration to the first volume of The Fables of Jean de La Fontaine, Translated by Sir Edward Marsh, London, Heinemann, 1931, p. 27

Third state

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 156 mm Width 88 mm
Sheet Height 256 mm Width 175 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Death and the Woodman
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: OK. SG
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.54-1956
Primary reference Number: 2412
Dodgson (Gooden): 69 III/III
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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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