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"Les Beaux Arts personnifiés par trois femmes occupées à célèbrer leur reconnaisance pour Louis XV": PD.63-1961

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Titles

"Les Beaux Arts personnifiés par trois femmes occupées à célèbrer leur reconnaisance pour Louis XV"
Translated as: Allegory of the Fine Arts paying homage to Louis XV

Maker(s)

Eisen, Charles Joseph Dominique (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Paignon Dijonval Paris, 1810 (no. 3568 in his catalogue), probably bought by Lawrence through Woodburn in 1816 from Morel de Vindé (see Lugt 1085, 2426, 2445); J. Tetlow (Lugt 2868); Violet, Lady Melchett, her sale, Sotheby's, 6 March 1946, lot 95, bt. Colnaghi for Louis Clarke

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1960.

Measurements and weight

Height: 294 mm
Width: 236 mm

Relative size of this object

23.6 m29.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1753

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Black chalk
Watercolour
Indian ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen, Indian ink and watercolour over traces of black chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Charle. Eisen inv. et f.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Signature
  • Text: 1753
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Date
  • Text: 1025
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Eysen
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Orig. Drawing by Charles Eisen / see Bryan
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 12
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.63-1961
Primary reference Number: 6363
Lugt: 1085
Lugt: 2426
Lugt: 2445
Lugt: 2868
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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