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Courtyard of a farm with its door open onto the surrounding countryside: pigs, cows, goats and a peasant drawing water from a well (fifth song): P.2182-1991

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Titles

Courtyard of a farm with its door open onto the surrounding countryside: pigs, cows, goats and a peasant drawing water from a well (fifth song)
Agriculture: a poem

Maker(s)

Ghendt, Emmanuel de (Printmaker)
After Loutherbourg, Philip James de (Draughtsman)

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

Dating

Circa 1774 - 1782

Note

Illustration to the fifth song of Pierre Fulcrand de Rosset, 'L'Agriculture - poème'.

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Plate Height 238 mm Width 179 mm
Sheet Height 238 mm Width 179 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Horses
  • Location: Upper centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: P. J. de Louterbourg del.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: E. De Ghendt Sculp.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2182-1991
Primary reference Number: 95304
BN Inventaire (18thC): 139
Portalis/Béraldi: 93 (1)
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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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