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Mehemet Aga, Brother of Sadig

Artist:
After Jean Étienne Liotard (Swiss, Geneva 1702–1789 Geneva)
Artist:
Engraved by Johann Christoph Reinsperger (German, Nürnberg 1711–1777 Vienna)
Date:
1751
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 1/4 x 7 3/4 in. (26 x 19.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.570.355
Not on view
Inscription: "Mehemet Aga frère de Sadig. Dessiné à Constantinople d'après nature par J.-E. Liotard, gravé par J. C. Reinsperger. A Paris chès l'Auteur, Rue de la Corderie, Rue St.-Jacques chex la Ve Chereau aux 2 pilliers d'Or. Et chès Audran à la Ville de Paris."
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," March 26, 2007–June 24, 2007.

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