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Le retour au logis: P.123-1949

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Object information

Titles

Le retour au logis
Homeward bound

Maker(s)

Bracquemond, Félix (Printmaker)

Description

Ducks leaving the water

Measurements and weight

Height: 78 mm
Width: 104 mm

Relative size of this object

10.4 m7.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1949-10) by Dodgson, Campbell

Dating

19th century
Production date: AD 1855

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: B.
  • Location: Upper left corner
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 12
  • Location: Upper right corner
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.123-1949
Primary reference Number: 176
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Le retour au logis" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/176 Accessed: 2022-06-26 14:35:12

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