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Frieze with Antique Motifs

Artist:
Louise Pithoud (French, active 18th century)
Artist:
After Jean Guillaume Moitte (French, Paris 1746–1810 Paris)
Date:
18th century
Medium:
Etching and aquatint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/16 x 17 3/16 in. (12.8 x 43.7 cm) Image: 4 5/16 x 16 5/8 in. (10.9 x 42.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, C. G. Boerner Gift and Susan Schulman Printseller Gift, in honor of Isabel Wilcox, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.187.1
Not on view
One of a pair of friezes (see 2009.187.2)
Inscription: Inscribed in the plate at lower left, "Dessiné par M. Moite [sic] Sculpteur du Roi, and at lower right, Gravé par Mlle Pithoud, sous la direction de M. Demarteau".
Galerie Bassenge (Berlin), 29 May 2008 (lot 5961); Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
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