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Dancing nymphs and satyrs: P.2204-1991

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Dancing nymphs and satyrs
Ébats, danses, jeux, cérémonies de satyres (six plates)


La Rue, Louis-Félix de (Printmaker)

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


Circa 1751 - 1765

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Plate Height 160 mm Width 237 mm
Sheet Height 160 mm Width 237 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: L.F.D fecit et Sculp / Aqua fort inventor
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: eurabe (?)
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: No. 4 C.R.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 13
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Red crayon
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2204-1991
Primary reference Number: 95359
BN Inventaire (18thC): 2 (1 of 6)
Portalis/Béraldi: p. 537
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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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