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Commission pressée donnée à un imbécille: P.1157-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Commission pressée donnée à un imbécille
Les Contretemps

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Lami, Eugène Louis
Printer: Villain, Jean-François
Publisher: Gide Fils

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Place(s) associated

  • Paris

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

Production date: AD 1823-12

Note

Eighth plate from a series of twenty-four.

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Coloured ink
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 117 mm Width 178 mm
Sheet Height 208 mm Width 281 mm

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring
Lithography

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Les Contretems [sic].
  • Location: Upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Lith. de Villain
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Publié en Décembre 1823, chez Gide Fils rue St Marc N. 20
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address
  • Text: Commission pressée donnee à un imbécille [sic].
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1157-1991
Primary reference Number: 24482
Béraldi: 203
BN Inventaire (19thC): 16
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 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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