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Les mangeurs d' huitres: P.2253-1991

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Titles

Les mangeurs d' huitres
Translated as: The oyster eaters

Maker(s)

Teissier, Jean (Printmaker)
Directed by Le Bas, Jacques Philippe (Printmaker)
After Benard, Jean Baptiste (Painter)

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 1778

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Plate Height 195 mm Width 220 mm
Sheet Height 195 mm Width 220 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Bénard Pinx.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Gravé par Teissier, sous la Direction de Mr. Le Bas
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: en 1778.
  • Location: Plate lower right, following the above
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Les Mangeurs d' Huitres.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2253-1991
Primary reference Number: 95478
Nagler (Künstler-Lexicon): 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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