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La Consigne.: P.216-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

La Consigne.
Translated as: The instruction: you'll be fired at. Pay no attention but keep on watching and no false alarms,or you'll be shot. That's the orders.
On tirera sur toi...n'fais pas attention, observe...surtout pas de fausse alerte, tu serais fusillé...c'est l'ordre..

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Raffet, Auguste
Printer: Gihaut, Jean François

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Categories

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1836

Note

From an album, 1836.

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper
Image Height 188 mm Width 221 mm
Sheet Height 276 mm Width 385 mm

Techniques used in production

Lithography

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Raffet.
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: LA CONSIGNE.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: On tirera sur toi...n'fais pas attention, observe...surtout pas de fausse alerte, tu serais fusillé...c'est l'ordre..
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Lith. de. Gihaut frères, Editeurs,
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Boulevard des Italiens, No. 5.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address
  • Text: 3.
  • Location: Upper right.
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.216-1991
Primary reference Number: 98599
Béraldi: No.3, 403-416 (p.95)
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 19 February 2015 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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