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Henry IV mounting the ramparts of Paris: P.2220-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Henry IV mounting the ramparts of Paris
Il monte: il a déja de ses mains triomphantes (Chant VI)
La Henriade

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Guttenberg, Heinrich
Draughtsman: Moreau, Jean Michel the younger (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 1782

Note

IV/IV. Illustration to an incomplete large format version of Kehl's 'Oeuvres complètes de Voltaire'

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 325 mm Width 247 mm
Sheet Height 365 mm Width 270 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Il monte: il a déja de ses mains triomphantes, / Arboré de ses Lis les enseignes flottantes. Henriade Ch. 6e.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Dessiné par J. M. Moreau le Jeune
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1782
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Gravé par Guttenberg
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2220-1991
Primary reference Number: 95412
Bocher (Moreau): 1607 IV/IV
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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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