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Ouragan.: P.150-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Printmaker: Charlet, Nicolas Toussaint
Printer: Gihaut, Jean François



Legal notes

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

Place(s) associated

  • Paris

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1835


Eighteenth print from Charlet's Alphabet moral et philosophique à l'usage des petits et des grands enfans, 25 plates and a frontispiece, Gihaut, 1835. Letter R.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of India paper
Image Height 169 mm Width 174 mm
Sheet Height 208 mm Width 287 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: OURAGAN.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Ô! homme vain! mais non superbe, tu fais ton Ajax, tu menaces le Ciel..../ Mais la divinité souffle, et tu roules comme le grain de sable du désert.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: 15.
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number
  • Text: Lit. de Gihaut fréres, Editeurs,
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Boulevard des Italiens. No. 5. Paris.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.150-1991
Primary reference Number: 98572
Béraldi: (p131)
BN Inventaire (19thC): 310, No. 15.
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 16 August 2021 Last processed: Monday 16 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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