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Wounded Soldiers in a Cart: PD.10-1964

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Current Location: In storage


Wounded Soldiers in a Cart


Painter: Géricault, Jean Louis André Théodore




History note: Sauvé; Tabourier; de Beurnonville; Thiébault-Sisson; Duc de Trevise [not checked]

Legal notes

Through the National Art Collections Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 33.2 cm
Width: 31 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1964) by Smith, Arnold John Hugh


Circa 1817 - 1818

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down on canvas) canvas
Painted Surface Height 32.7 cm Width 30.4 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on paper laid down on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: L. Lefebvre-Foinet, Paris, (with stamped number) 3515
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed label with stamped number
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: H.A. Buttery

  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Douane stamp
  • Type: Stamp

Inscription present: Bourlet stamp

  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: seemingly of Durand-Ruel, perhaps for an exhibition

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Remains of a printed label
  • Type: Label
  • Text: No. 20325, Géricault, Charrette de blessés R1000
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS label
  • Type: Label
  • Text: ph 3271
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Type: Number
  • Text: 535
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Type: Number

Inscription present: Marlborough Fine Art

  • Text: Géricault Exhibition 1952, no. 15, rep. p. 13, lent Hugh Smith
  • Location: Frame
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: Manchester

  • Text: Art Treasures centenary exhibition 1957, lent Hugh Smith
  • Location: Frame
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.10-1964
Primary reference Number: 2680
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 15 August 2022 Last processed: Monday 15 August 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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