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Arion

Artist:
Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, Paris 1736–1807 Paris)
Artist:
Jacques Jean Pasquier (French, 1718–1785)
Artist:
After François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Publisher:
Laurent Cars (French, Lyons 1699–1771 Paris)
Date:
1763–66
Medium:
Etching and engraving; third state of three (Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/8 × 19 5/16 in. (36.5 × 49.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1963
Accession Number:
63.517.10
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: f. Boucher pinx.
At lower right: Aug. St. Aubin Sculp. 1763
At lower right: J.J. Pasquier 1766
At bottom center: ARION. / D'Apres le Tableau original de François Boucher, Premier Peintre du Roy, Directeur de son Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture. / Gravé à l'Eau forte par Augustin St. Aubin, et terminé au Burin par Jacques Jean Pasquier éleve de Mr. Cars. / A Paris chez Laurent Cars Graveur du Roy, Conseiller en son Académie de Peinture et Sculpture. Rue St. Jacques vis-à-vis le College du Plessia.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Rockman Prints (New York)
Princeton University Art Museum. "Decorations for a Prince: Boucher's Water and Earth Reunited," March 13, 2010–June 13, 2010.

Bocher.141.450 iii/iii; Portalis and Beraldi.III.441.2
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