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Je n'aime pas les épinards...: P.2360-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Je n'aime pas les épinards...


Printmaker: Monnier, Henry
Printer: Delpech, François Séraphin
Printer: Delpech, Marie Marguerite Brigitte (?)
Publisher: Gihaut, Jean François (?)



Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Circa 1820 - Circa 1830

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of watercolour wove paper
Image Height 128 mm Width 172 mm
Sheet Height 280 mm Width 383 mm

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Henry Monnier
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: [?] lith de Del[pech]
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Je n'aime pas les Épinards... et j'en suis bien aise... / si je les aimais... j'en mangerais... et je ne suis pas les souffrir.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 8090-1400
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2360-1991
Primary reference Number: 95688
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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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