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Le Lieutenant Criminel Tardieu: 1780

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Current Location: In storage


Le Lieutenant Criminel Tardieu


Draughtsman: Nanteuil, Robert



Measurements and weight

Height: 499 mm
Width: 426 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1937) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

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Materials used in production

Pastels (crayons)

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( backed)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pastel on paper (backed)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: CL
  • Location: Verso, backing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Original / de mon bien ayme (old hand (artist's?))
  • Location: Verso, backing
  • Method of creation: Red chalk
  • Text: C'est lui qui Boileau a depeint / Dans sa Satyre contre les / Femmes dans la Tirade commençant / par ce verse / - "Dans la Robe on vantoit son illustre maison / Le-- (?)"
  • Location: Verso, back of board
  • Method of creation: Black ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1780
Primary reference Number: 6687
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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