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'Le Roi de Rome' as a child: PD.77-1961

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'Le Roi de Rome' as a child
Napoleon François Joseph Charles, King of Rome, Later Duke of Reichstadt


Isabey, Jean Baptiste (Miniaturist)

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1960.

Measurements and weight

Height: 134 mm
Width: 100 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1818

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Materials used in production

Coloured chalks

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Brush and watercolour, coloured chalks on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J. ISABEY
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Tip of the brush
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Duke of / Rome
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.77-1961
Primary reference Number: 6470
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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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