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Les Lansquenets: P.1360-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Les Lansquenets
Translated as: The Lansquenets Guards


Printmaker: Sirouy, Achille
Painter: Meissonier, Jean Louis Ernest (After)
Printer: Lemercier & Cie
Publisher: Goupil
Publisher: E. Gambart & Co.



Legal notes

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

Place(s) associated

  • Paris
  • London

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1855-05-01 : Published 1855

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of chine collé
Image Height 151 mm Width 95 mm
Sheet Height 356 mm Width 252 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Exposition Française Londres 1855.
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: Peint par Meissonnier.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Imp. Lemercier, Paris
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Lith. par A. Sirouy.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: London. Published 1st. May 1855 by E. Gambart & Co. 25 Berners St. Oxf. St. / Paris, Goupil et C.e
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1360-1991
Primary reference Number: 26744
Béraldi: p.34
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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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