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The Drunken Couple: P.1776-1991

Object information

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The Drunken Couple


Printmaker: Dusart, Cornelis



Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Measurements and weight

Height: 129 mm
Width: 106.5 mm

Relative size of this object

10.7 m12.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Production date: AD 1685


Only state. Counterproof.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Corn dusart f. [reversed]
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1685 [reversed]
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1776-1991
Primary reference Number: 86137
Bartsch: 7 (Counterproof)
Illustrated Bartsch: 7 (Counterproof)
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 7 Only state (Counterproof)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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