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Three Putti sitting on Dolphins and two Tritons, from Second Livre de Fontaines (Second Book of Fountains)

Series/Portfolio:
Second Livre de Fontaines
Artist:
Pierre Alexandre Aveline (French, Paris 1702–1760 Paris)
Artist:
After François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Publisher:
Gabriel Huquier (French, Orléans 1695–1772 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1720–36
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 15/16 x 5 13/16 in. (25.2 x 14.8 cm) trimmed
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.1015
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: F. Boucher inv.
At lower right: P. Aveline Sculp.
At bottom center: Huquier ex. C.P.R.

Marking: On verso at lower left (also on verso of mount at center): The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
SKB (1939) 3581(2); Jessen 1484; Guilmard 168.43a; Jean-Richard 222; Bulletin des des Beaux Arts. 2 année.48.1882-1888; "Le Sieur Huquier à encore fait graver un Livre de Sept feuilles, de Fontaines, inventéses par Boucher [...]"
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