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Victor Hugo


Lafosse, Adolphe Jean Baptiste (Printmaker)
Goupil (Publisher)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J.W.L.


19th century
1848 CE - 1849 CE


One of 52 portraits for 'L'Assemblee nationale. Galerie des representants du peuple' (1848), under the direction of Emile(?) Desmaisons. Also published by the firm Basset, rue de Seine, 33. With a reproduction of Hugo's signature.

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Accession number: P.5978-R
Primary reference Number: 169845
BN Inventaire (18thC): 87
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 9 May 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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