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The Lion in Love: P.157-1985

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

The Lion in Love
The Fables of Jean de La Fontaine

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Gooden, Stephen Frederick

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Sir Geoffrey

Dating

Production date: AD 1929

Note

Illustration to the first volume of The Fables of Jean de La Fontaine, Translated by Sir Edward Marsh, London, Heinemann, 1931, p.120

Second state

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 163 mm Width 88 mm
Sheet Height 240 mm Width 154 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Stephen Gooden 1929
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: G.L.K. July 1929
  • Location: Verso lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Keynes' stamp

  • Text: CAVE CANES
  • Location: Verso lower left
  • Method of creation: Red ink
  • Type: Stamp

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.157-1985
Primary reference Number: 2265
Dodgson (Gooden): 72 II/IV
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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

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