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Adelaide and Fonrose: P.1941-1991

Object information

Titles

Adelaide and Fonrose

Maker(s)

Zancon, Gaetano (Printmaker)
After Hamilton, William (Painter)

Legal notes

Bequest of Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1789

School or Style

Italian

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Plate Height 152 mm Width 204 mm
Sheet Height 198 mm Width 251 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving Stipple

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ADELAIDE.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Marmontels moral / tale of the Shepherdess of the Alps.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: W. Hamilton pinxt.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: G. Zancon Sculpt.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Pubd. Der. 9. ron. 1789.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: FONROSE.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Marmontels moral / tale of the Shepherdess of the Alps.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: W. Hamilton pinxt.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: G. Zancon Sculpt.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Pubd. Der. 9. ron. 1789.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: no. 691.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1941-1991
Primary reference Number: 94558
Stable URI

Audit data

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

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Adelaide and Fonrose" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/94558 Accessed: 2022-07-04 14:07:08

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/94558 |title=Adelaide and Fonrose |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-07-04 14:07:08|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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