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Vuë du tombeau de Virgile: P.2165-1991

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Current Location: In storage


Vuë du tombeau de Virgile
Differents vuës dessinées d'après nature par Messieurs Robert et Fragonard peintres du Roy dans les environs de Rome et de Naples


Printmaker: Allou, Adélaïde
Draughtsman: Robert, Hubert (After)
Publisher: Basan, Pierre François



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


Production date: AD 1771

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 174 mm Width 233 mm
Sheet Height 180 mm Width 240 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 62
  • Location: Plate upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number
  • Text: Robert del.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Vuë du Tombeau de Virgile Scitué au dessus de l' entrée de la grotte de Pausilippe a deux milles de Naples.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Adelaide Allou Sc.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1771.
  • Location: Plate lower right, following the above
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2165-1991
Primary reference Number: 95258
BN Inventaire (18thC): 2
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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