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A lady having her corset tied.: P.2382-1991

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A lady having her corset tied.





Legal notes

Bequest of Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 1800 - Circa 1899


Taken from a newspaper, letter press present on verso.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper
Image Height 78 mm Width 68 mm
Sheet Height 86 mm Width 91 mm

Techniques used in production

Line block

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Circular stamp with a central image of a winged angel writing or drawing on a tablet and seated on a plinth. Inscription runs around the inside of the circle. SEINE printed in the exerg and .3C. above .

  • Text: TIMBRE ROYAL/ .3C. / SEINE
  • Location: Image upper right
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2382-1991
Primary reference Number: 98698
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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