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Les Lutteurs des Alpes

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1958,0712.2589

  • Title (object)

    • Les Lutteurs des Alpes
  • Description

    A group of four wrestlers acting in front of a cottage, surrounded by peasants, mountains and a clouded sky in the background; within a wash border
    Aquatint with hand-colouring

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1810-1826 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 198 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 276 millimetres (trimmed)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below with the title of the image and production details: 'F. Volz del.' and 'L. Staub sc.'
  • Curator's comments

    The signature appears to read 'F.Volz' but this is more likely to be after Johann Michael Voltz, than his son Friedrich Voltz (b.1817) because the engraver, Staub, died in 1826.

  • Location

    BH/FF10/Swiss Lloyd Collection Unmounted Roy

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1958

  • Acquisition notes

    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).

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1958,0712.2589

  • Additional IDs

    • 2186 (Lloyd Number)
A group of four wrestlers acting in front of a cottage, surrounded by peasants, mountains and a clouded sky in the background; within a wash border  Aquatint with hand-colouring

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A group of four wrestlers acting in front of a cottage, surrounded by peasants, mountains and a clouded sky in the background; within a wash border Aquatint with hand-colouring

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