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A portée de lorgnon: P.71-1949

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Current Location: In storage


A portée de lorgnon
Baliverneries Parisiennes


Printmaker: Gavarni, Paul
Publisher: Aubert
Printer: Aubert et Cie



Legal notes

With the Marlay Fund

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1949-06)


Production date: AD 1846


From Le Charivari, 14 August 1846, series "Baliverneries Parisiennes", No 1

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 193 mm Width 166 mm
Sheet Height 351 mm Width 250 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Chez Aubert & Cie. Pl. de la Bourse, 29.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address
  • Text: Imp. d'Aubert & Compie.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.71-1949
Primary reference Number: 1384
Armelhaut/Bocher: 1004
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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