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La mort dans le poirier: P.2140-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

La mort dans le poirier

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Legros, Alphonse
Printer: Cadart, Célonie-Sophie (widow of Alfred Cadart)

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

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

Place(s) associated

  • Paris

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1875 CE - 1882 CE

Note

VIII/VIII. Published in 'L'Illustration Nouvelle'?

School or Style

French
British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 228 mm Width 152 mm
Sheet Height 284 mm Width 191 mm

Techniques used in production

Retroussage
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 13.
  • Location: Image upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number
  • Text: A Legros
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: A. Legros, del.et sc.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: LA LÉGENDE DU BONHOMME MISÈRE.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Vve A. Cadart, Edit. Imp. 56 Bard Haussmann, Paris.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: P.M. et 8. 140
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Le [sic] Mort dans le poirier
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: VVE A. CADART / ÉDITEUR, IMPRIMEUR / 56. BOULD HAUSSMANN / PARIS
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Stamped blue ink
  • Type: Publisher's mark
  • Text: /1
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2140-1991
Primary reference Number: 95192
Dodgson (Legros): 140 VIII/VIII
Lugt: 424
Stable URI

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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