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A cavalry soldier shooting an ememy on horseback: P.103-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A cavalry soldier shooting an ememy on horseback
Hussard tirant un coup de pistolet sur un cuirassier enemi.


Printmaker: Vernet, Carle
Printer: Lasteyrie du Saillant, Charles Philibert, Comte de



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 1817 - Circa 1836

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper
Image Height 258 mm Width 374 mm
Sheet Height 358 mm Width 482 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Carle Vernet
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Lithog. de C. de Lasteyrie.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.103-1991
Primary reference Number: 98512
Béraldi: 388
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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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