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Tireurs de la compagnie infernale.: P.145-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Tireurs de la compagnie infernale.


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




History note: A. Charriatte (lugt 88a)

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 1833


From an album, 1833. Souvenirs de l'armée du Nord; siège d'Anvers. 20 plates. Gihaut.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of India paper
Image Height 214 mm Width 163 mm
Sheet Height 365 mm Width 275 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Charlet
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • 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: Boulevart des Italiens. No. 5.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

Inscription present: initails in a printed red square.

  • Text: AC
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Stamped red ink
  • Type: Collector's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.145-1991
Primary reference Number: 98573
BN Inventaire (19thC): 302, No. 12.
Lugt: 88a
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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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