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Fidelia: P.2059-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Printmaker: Unknown
Publisher: Sayer, Robert



Legal notes

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

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century
Production date: AD 1786-09

School or Style


Materials used in production

Red-brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper
Plate Height 142 mm Width 107 mm
Sheet Height 248 mm Width 191 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: London, Publish'd Septr. 1st 1786, by - R. Sayer, Chartseller, 53, Fleet Street.
  • Location: Plate lower centre, below border around image
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: FIDELIA
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: To sylvan scenes retir'd this gentle Maid, / Reposes calm beneath the verdant shade, / The careful Dog and Dove by turns carest, / That Love and Truth display which fills her Breast.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Verses

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2059-1991
Primary reference Number: 94926
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 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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