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Aesop explains a Will: P.56-1956

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Aesop explains a Will
The Fables of Jean de La Fontaine

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Gooden, Stephen Frederick

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1931

Note

Illustration to the first volume of The Fables of Jean de La Fontaine, Translated by Sir Edward Marsh, London, Heinemann, 1931, p. 80

Only state

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Height 257 mm Width 172 mm
Plate Height 70 mm Width 92 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.56-1956
Primary reference Number: 2414
Dodgson (Gooden): 83
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Aesop explains a Will" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2414 Accessed: 2024-04-21 19:44:16

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