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Vertumnus and Pomona

Artist:
Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, Paris 1736–1807 Paris)
Artist:
After François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Publisher:
Laurent Cars (French, Lyons 1699–1771 Paris)
Date:
1765
Medium:
Etching and engraving; third state of three (Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/8 × 18 1/2 in. (36.5 × 47 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.889
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Peint par François Boucher P.er Peintre du Roy et Directeur de l'Académie.
At lower right: Gravé par Augustin St. Aubin
At bottom center: VERTUMNE ET POMONE. / Dédié A Monsieur Laurent Cars Graveur du Roy, Conseiller en son Académie de Peinture et Sculpture.
At lower right: Par son tres humble Obéissant Serviteur et eleve Augustin St. Aubin 1765
At bottom center: AParis chez L. Cars Graveur du Roy rue St. Jacques vis-a-vis le college du Plessis.

Marking: On verso at lower right: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
Princeton University Art Museum. "Decorations for a Prince: Boucher's Water and Earth Reunited," March 13, 2010–June 13, 2010.

Bocher 140.447 iii/iii; A.II.424.4
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