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Title:

Croquis par divers artistes

Maker(s):

Decamps, Alexandre Gabriel; printmaker; French artist, 1803-1860
Lemercier & Cie; printer; Parisian printing firm, 1827-1899
Rittner; publisher
Osterwald, Georg; publisher; German artist, 1803-1884
Tilt, Charles; publisher; British print publisher/dealer, c.1815-1853

Category:

print

Name:

print

Date:

1830 1831

School/Style:

French

Production
Place (legacy):

Colmar, Paris, publisher, city
Colmar, Paris, publisher
London?, publisher

Production
Note:

Plate 3 from the series of 72 prints published as Croquis par divers artistes in 1830-1831.

Technique:

lithography

Material(s):

black carbon ink; Medium
India paper; Support; laid

Dimension(s):

height, image, 137, mm
width, image, 215, mm
height, sheet, 269, mm
width, sheet, 355, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1991; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Notes:

The other artists who contributed to the series were Charlet, Bellangé, Roqueplan, Lami, Lepoitevin, Isabey and Gavarni. Decamps made some 20 etchings as well as over 100 lithographs covering various subjects, including hunting-pieces, caricatures and Oriental scenes. This impression and the other one (P.268-1991) are from different editions, this one on laid India paper, whilst the other is on ordinary paper.

Acquisition Credit:

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

Inscription(s):

number; upper right; printed; No. 3
title; upper centre; printed; Croquis par divers Artistes
initials; image lower left; printed; DC
signature; lower centre; printed; DECAMPS
signature; lower left; printed; à Paris, chez Rittner, Boulevard Montmartre, No. 12
signature; lower left; printed; London 1830 Published by Ch. Tilt 86, Fleet Street
signature; lower right; printed; Chez Ostervald ainé quai des Augustins, No. 37
signature; lower right; printed; Lith. de Lemercier, rue du Four SG. N.55.

Alternative
Number(s):

Béraldi; 48-67; 1891
BN Inventaire (19thC); 34; 1953

Exhibition(s):

Conflict on Stone; Pioneers of Lithography in France. 1992-09-29 - 1993-01-10
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)

Related Object(s):

P.268-1991; Croquis par divers artistes
P.369-1991; Croquis par divers artistes
P.370-1991; Croquis par divers artistes
P.371-1991; Croquis par divers artistes
P.372-1991; Croquis par divers artistes
P.373-1991; Croquis par divers artistes
P.923-1991; Macédoine (bateaux et pêcheurs)
P.924-1991; Macédoine aux canards
P.925-1991; Macédoine aux agrès de barque
P.1009-1991; Croquis par divers artistes

Accession:

Object Number: P.267-1991
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 17777; input: 2001-01-03; modified: 2012-07-12)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/17777