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Une Lecture or La Pensée: P.718-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Une Lecture or La Pensée


Printmaker: Prud'hon, Pierre Paul
Printer: Motte, Charles




History note: Bought from Marlborough Graphics

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1985) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


19th Century
Production date: AD 1820

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 210 mm Width 147 mm
Sheet Height 218 mm Width 162 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Prud'hon inv. et del.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Litho. de C. Motte
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Une Lecture.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.718-1985
Primary reference Number: 6624
Béraldi: 2
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 March 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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