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Title:

Design for a medal celebrating the birth of the Dauphin

Maker:

Saint Aubin, Augustin de; draughtsman; French artist, 1737-1807

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

School/Style:

French

Technique:

drawing

Material(s):

black ink; medium
brown wash; medium
grey wash; medium
graphite; medium
laid paper; support

Technique
Description:

pen and black ink, brown and grey wash over graphite on laid paper, laid down

Dimension:

diameter, 176, mm, approx.

Acquisition:

bought; 1996; Robinson, Christopher J.

Acquisition Credit:

From the Biffen Fund.

Inscription(s):

signature; lower right; brown ink; A.S. inv.
; lower; brown ink; SOLEMNIA DELPHINI NATALITIA / REGE ET REGINA / URBEM INVISENTIBUS / MDCCLXXXII

Exhibition(s):

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: 38

Accession:

Object Number: PD.73-1996
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 6764; input: 2000-06-01; modified: 2003-07-18)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/6764





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