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Title:

Le Couronnement de Voltaire, Le 30 Mars 1778

Maker:

Moreau, Jean Michel the younger; draughtsman; French artist, 1741-1814

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

School/Style:

French

Technique:

drawing

Material(s):

black ink; medium
brown wash; medium
paper; support

Technique
Description:

pen, black ink and brown wash on paper, the sheet folded vertically, centre

Dimension(s):

height, 183, mm
width, 236, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1961; Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Provenance:

M. Formalaques; his sale, Paris, Regnault, 22 March 1804, lot 13, Supp.; Earl of Carnarvon; M. Schiff, sold Christie's, 24 June 1938, lot 43, bt. Agnew for Louis C.G. Clarke

Acquisition Credit:

Bequeathed 1960.

Inscription:

signature; on a separate slip of paper, lower centre; J.M. Moreau Dessinateur et Graveur du Cabinet du Roy

Exhibition(s):

French Art of the Eighteenth Century. 1913
Organiser: Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, Britain
Venue: Burlington Fine Arts Club, London
Notes: Lent by the Earl of Carnarvon
Catalogue number: 54

French Eighteenth Century Drawings in the Fitzwilliam Museum. 2000-11-14 - 2001-02-25
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 30

Documentation:

Munro, Jane A.. 2000. French Eighteenth Century Drawings in the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): The Fitzwilliam Museum
Reproduced in colour, Cat. No. 30.

Related Object(s):

P.174-1961; Couronnement de Voltaire
P.794-1948; Couronnement de Voltaire
P.466-1949; Couronnement de Voltaire

Accession:

Object Number: PD.92-1961
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 6670; input: 2000-05-31; modified: 2011-05-24)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/6670





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