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Vignette: Aeneas in the underworld: P.2181-1991

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Vignette: Aeneas in the underworld


Unknown (Printmaker)
Probably after Fragonard, Jean Honoré (Painter)

Legal notes

Bequest of Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Circa 1760 - 1790 1790

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of laid paper Plate: Height 145 mm Width 98 mm
Sheet: Height 192 mm Width 138 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: fragonard
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2181-1991
Primary reference Number: 95301
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Print" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-10-17 07:07:28

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