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Ecritoire Monarchique: P.270-1991

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Ecritoire Monarchique
La Caricature


Printmaker: Grandville, J. J.
Printmaker: Julien, Bernard-Romain
Printer: Becquet
Publisher: Aubert



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


Production date: AD 1833


Pl. 298 from La Caricature, 1833

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 158 mm Width 271 mm
Sheet Height 237 mm Width 320 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: La Caricature (Journal) No. 142
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: Pl. 298
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number
  • Text: Grandville et Julien
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Chez Aubert, galerie véro dodat.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: L. de Becquet, rue Furstemberg 6.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Encre rouge, bleue et blanche, corruptible, délébile et double, de la très petite vertu. Cette encre est propre à tous les actes clandestins, / articles de Journaux vendus, notes secretes, dénonciation à l'intérieur et à l'étranger. Rapports de police entre souverains, ordonnances / illégales, mises en état de siège, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc, etc.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.270-1991
Primary reference Number: 18286
Béraldi: 11
BN Inventaire (19thC): 45
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 2 March 2023

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

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