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A lion with a tail of acanthus ridden by two putti, with the figure of Science (?) conducting an experiment on a bird, on a cloud with three putti, of which two are looking through a telescope: P.2291-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A lion with a tail of acanthus ridden by two putti, with the figure of Science (?) conducting an experiment on a bird, on a cloud with three putti, of which two are looking through a telescope

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Unknown
Draughtsman: Huet, Jean Baptiste (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

Circa 1764 - Circa 1811

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Red ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Plate Height 130 mm Width 194 mm
Sheet Height 130 mm Width 194 mm

Techniques used in production

Colour printing
Crayon manner
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J. B. Huet
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2291-1991
Primary reference Number: 95581
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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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