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The Swan and the Cook: P.55-1956

Object information

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The Swan and the Cook
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 1929


Fourth state

Illustration to the first volume of The Fables of Jean de La Fontaine, Translated by Sir Edward Marsh, London, Heinemann, 1931, p. 104

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 162 mm Width 88 mm
Sheet Height 389 mm Width 284 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: OK. SG
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.55-1956
Primary reference Number: 2413
Dodgson (Gooden): 71 IV/V
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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