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The Vine or Plumpy Bacchus: P.1715-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Vine or Plumpy Bacchus


Printmaker: Palmer, Samuel




History note: Ex-collection F.L. Griggs

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1916) by Anonymous


Production date: AD 1852


Fourth state

Two subjects on one plate, sheet cut into two parts.

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of chine collé
Plate Height 115 mm Width 217 mm
Sheet Height 127 mm Width 229 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1715-R
Primary reference Number: 6404
Lister (Palmer): E5 IV
Alexander (Palmer): 5 IV
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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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