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Mother and child by an archway: P.2184-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Mother and child by an archway

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Guttenberg, Heinrich
Painter: Bega, Cornelis Pietersz. (After)

Entities

Categories

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

Production date: AD 1777

School or Style

German
French

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 236 mm Width 196 mm
Sheet Height 270 mm Width 218 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Peint par Bega. 1663.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Gravé par Henri Guttenberg
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1777.
  • Location: Plate lower right, following the above
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Achievement of arms
  • Text: Tiré du Cabinet - de M le Brun / D' après le Tableau Original de Bega - De la grandr. de 13. pouces sur 11. de largeur
  • Location: Plate lower centre, either side of arms
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Se vend à Paris chez Basan et Poignant - Mds. d Estampes, rue et Hôtel Serpente
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2184-1991
Primary reference Number: 95308
Nagler (Künstler-Lexicon): 6 (p.463)
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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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