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Triomphe de la Mort: les bouches inutiles: P.2145-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Triomphe de la Mort: les bouches inutiles


Printmaker: Legros, Alphonse



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


Circa 1857 - 1911



School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper
Plate Height 215 mm Width 413 mm
Sheet Height 272 mm Width 459 mm

Techniques used in production

Surface tone

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A.L
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: A. Legros
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: For Prof. Strang. (?)
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Dedication
  • Text: 558 .iv.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2145-1991
Primary reference Number: 95203
Dodgson (Legros): 558 IV/XXIV
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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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