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Les Sciapodes: La tête le plus bas possible, c’est le secret du bonheur!: P.314-1949

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Titles

Les Sciapodes: La tête le plus bas possible, c’est le secret du bonheur!
Translated as: The Sciapods: The head as low as possible, that is the secret of happiness!
À Gustave Flaubert

Maker(s)

Redon, Odilon (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1949-10) by Dodgson, Campbell

Dating

19th century
Production date: AD 1889

Note

Plate 6 of 6, À Gustave Flaubert

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Image Height 277 mm Width 210 mm
Sheet Height 547 mm Width 355 mm

Techniques used in production

Lithography

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: les sciapodes : / _La tête le plus bas possible, c'est le secret du bonheur !
  • Location: Lower left margin
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Caption
  • Text: ODILON REDON
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.314-1949
Primary reference Number: 9075
Mellerio: 100
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 Last processed: Monday 1 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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