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Updated: 14 April 2015
Fête de Lutteurs
- Fête de Lutteurs
A wrestling match in the foreground with a large group of onlookers; some watch from on top of the rocks; behind and to the left is a group of dancers, to the far right on a hill some men play swiss horns; a group of chalets snow-capped mountains in the distance.
Aquatint with hand-colouring.
- 1823-1836 (circa)
- Published in: Basel
- Height: 395 millimetres (sheet)
- Width: 531.5 millimetres (sheet)
Inscription ContentLettered below image: "Miville pinx." and "F. Hegi sc."
Lettered below title: "à Basle chez Birmann & Fils."
Graphite inscription on verso: "k 23 / z 4 / 26", "4439", "45" and "527".
BH/FF10/Swiss Lloyd Collection Unmounted Imp
UNDER THE TERMS OF THE BEQUEST, NONE OF THE PRINTS OR DRAWINGS BEQUEATHED BY R. W. LLOYD MAY BE LENT OUTSIDE THE BRITISH MUSEUM (Registration Numbers 1958,0712.318 to 3149).
Prints & Drawings
In the immediate foreground a pair of men wrestle in front of a large group of onlookers sitting in a ring; some watch from on top of the rocks; behind and to the left is a large group of figures dancing; to the far right on a hill some men play swiss horns; behind the dancers are various wooden huts and many cows; in the right background is a valley with a lake. Aquatint with hand-colouring.
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Object reference number: PPA287151
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