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Vuë du tombeau de Virgile: P.2166-1991

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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

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 176 mm Width 232 mm
Sheet Height 199 mm Width 254 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
  • Text: AUVERGNE [...?]
  • Type: Watermark

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2166-1991
Primary reference Number: 95259
BN Inventaire (18thC): 2
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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