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Extase Poetique: P.2155-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Extase Poetique
Translated as: Poetic Ecstasy


Printmaker: Legros, Alphonse
Printer: Cadart, CĂ©lonie-Sophie (widow of Alfred Cadart)



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


Production date: AD 1876


VI/VI (?). Published in 'Gazette des Beaux Arts'.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 200 mm Width 150 mm
Sheet Height 203 mm Width 163 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: No. 36.
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Red crayon
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Mall[...?]
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: ROGERS & WEBSTER, / 161, High Holborn, W.C
  • Location: Verso of mount
  • Method of creation: Stamped blue ink
  • Type: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2155-1991
Primary reference Number: 95227
Dodgson (Legros): 36 VI/VI (?)
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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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