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Communication de la descente de Fossé: P.224-1991

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Communication de la descente de Fossé
Au siège de la citadelle d'Anvers (1832)


Raffet, Auguste (Printmaker)
Gihaut, Jean François (Printer)

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Place(s) associated

  • Paris

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD/CE 1833


From a series entitled Siège de la citadelle D'Anvers, 1833 (Gihaut).

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of wove paper Image: Height 283 mm Width 351 mm
Sheet: Height 306 mm Width 465 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Raffet
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Signature
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Title
  • Text: (Au siège de la citadelle d'Anvers.) / (1832).
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Title
  • Text: Lith de Gihaut frères, Editeurs,
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Signature
  • Text: Boulevard des Italiens, No. 5. Paris.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Address
  • Text: 8.
  • Location: Upper right.
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.224-1991
Primary reference Number: 98608
Béraldi: No.8, 508-535 (p.97)
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 19 February 2015 Updated: Thursday 26 August 2021 Last processed: Thursday 26 August 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: 2021-12-04 12:52:29

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