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Cul de lampe: three boys and a girl at study: P.2026-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Cul de lampe: three boys and a girl at study

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Bickham, George I (Probably)

Entities

Categories

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: AD 1746

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Sheet Height 110 mm Width 180 mm
Plate Height 87 mm Width 158 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Vive La Plume.
  • Location: Image lower left, on ribbon
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: G. B. Sculp.
  • Location: Image lower right, on ribbon
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1746.
  • Location: Image lower right, on ribbon, following the above
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: the upper part of a helmeted head

  • Text: PRO PATRIA
  • Type: Watermark

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2026-1991
Primary reference Number: 94823
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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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