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The Oak and the Reed: P.175-1951

Object information

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The Oak and the Reed
The Fables of Jean de La Fontaine


Printmaker: Gooden, Stephen Frederick



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1951-06) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Production date: AD 1930


Illustration to the first volume of The Fables of Jean de La Fontaine, Translated by Sir Edward Marsh, London, Heinemann, 1931, p. 40

Only state

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Height 255 mm Width 172 mm
Plate Height 67 mm Width 85 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: OK. SG
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.175-1951
Primary reference Number: 2401
Dodgson (Gooden): 82
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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