Skip to main content

Descente de Mr de Saussure de la Cime du Montblanc au mois d'Aout 1785: P.13131-R

An image of Print

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Colours in this image

Alternative views

Object information


Descente de Mr de Saussure de la Cime du Montblanc au mois d'Aout 1785


After Voltz, Johann Michael
Lamy, Johann Peter (Publisher)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933) by Valentine-Richards, A. V., The Rev


Circa 1785 CE - 1825 1825 CE


Published in Basel and Bern

Components of the work

Sheet: Height 346 mm Width 443 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching : Etching with hand colouring in watercolour
Hand colouring

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: publié pr. J.P. Lamy à Berne & Bâle
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Inscription
  • Text: Volz del.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.13131-R
Primary reference Number: 200136
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Tuesday 3 February 2015 Updated: Friday 22 October 2021 Last processed: Friday 22 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Print" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-01-29 07:25:18

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=|title=Print|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-01-29 07:25:18|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

<div class="text-center my-3"> <figure class="figure"> <img src="" alt="Descente de Mr de Saussure de la Cime du Montblanc au mois d'Aout 1785" class="img-fluid" /> <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Descente de Mr de Saussure de la Cime du Montblanc au mois d'Aout 1785</figcaption> </figure> </div>

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...

University of Cambridge Museums logo
Arts Council England Logo
Research England logo
The Technology Partnership logo
Brewin Dolphin Logo