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Les luteurs sur les remparts de Berne le lundi des Paques

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  • Title (object)

    • Les luteurs sur les remparts de Berne le lundi des Paques
  • Description

    Wrestling contest on Easter Monday in Bern, after Wocher; with seated figures surrounding six men wrestling in pairs; beyond, some trees on the right and the city on the left Aquatint (manière de lavis) on etched lines

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1775-1777 (c)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 325 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 458 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with production detail: 'Peint d'après nature par Marq.d Wacker fils - Terminé par f. Janinet', publication line: 'se vend à Paris chez Wagner Place Maubert Hôtel de la Limace vis-à-vis la rue des 3 Portes', title and dedication to 'Madame la Comtesse de Maleissye' by Wagner.
  • Curator's comments

    The plate was also printed in brown. On some states dated from 1777 and 1779 Janinet replaces Wagner as the publisher.

  • Bibliography

    • IFF 18 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (German Masters Portfolio)

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  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

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