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Peau d'âne minding turkeys - Peau d'âne washing in the spring: P.1312-R

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Current Location: In storage


Peau d'âne minding turkeys - Peau d'âne washing in the spring
Peau d'Âne


Printmaker: Moore, Thomas Sturge
Printer: Pissarro, Lucien
Printer: Eragny Press



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1913-12) by Moore, Thomas Sturge


Two wood-engravings on the same sheet. Illustration for the Eragny Press "Peau d'Âne" by Perrault

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Height 204 mm Width 262 mm
Image Height 84 mm Height 85 mm Width 73 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Elle soupirait de n'avoir pour témoin / de sa beauté que ses moutons et ses din- / dons. (Page 23.)
  • Location: Centre left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: La joie de se trouve si belle lui donna / envie de s'y baigner, ce qu'elle exécuta. / (Page 23.)
  • Location: Centre right
  • Method of creation: Printed

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1312-R
Primary reference Number: 3394
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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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