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A cow: PL.3259-036

Object information

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A cow


Printmaker: Delâtre, Auguste
Draughtsman: Jacque, Charles Émile (After)




History note: Lewis Meryon Bequest, 1928

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Lent (1938) by Pembroke College


Production date: AD 1852

School or Style


Materials used in production

Red ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 78 mm Width 122 mm
Sheet Height 83 mm Width 126 mm

Techniques used in production

Soft-ground etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Gravé à l'eau-forte d'après un croquis de Ch. Jacque par Aug. Delâtre 1852
  • Location: Image lower left and centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PL.3259-036
Primary reference Number: 6247
Old number: Pembroke 36
Old loan number: no. 27-1938
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 28 May 2021 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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