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The Ass in the Lion's Skin: P.1062-R

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

The Ass in the Lion's Skin
The Fables of Jean de La Fontaine

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Gooden, Stephen Frederick

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1932-06) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Production date: AD 1930

Note

Illustration to the first volume of The Fables of Jean de La Fontaine, Translated by Sir Edward Marsh, London, Heinemann, 1931, p. 198

Only state

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Height 233 mm Width 180 mm
Plate Height 55 mm Width 79 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Stephen Gooden 1930
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1062-R
Primary reference Number: 2453
Dodgson (Gooden): 86
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) "The Ass in the Lion's Skin" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2453 Accessed: 2024-04-15 20:12:42

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