Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Grammar: a young woman standing in a decorated interior holding an open book in her left hand and pointing to the alphabet inscribed on its pages with her right hand, from the series 'The liberal arts' (Les arts liberaux)

Series/Portfolio:
The liberal arts (Les arts liberaux)
Artist:
Gilles Rousselet (French, Paris 1614–1686 Paris)
Publisher:
Pierre Mariette (French, 1596–1657)
Artist:
After Grégoire Huret (French, Lyon 1606–1670 Paris)
Date:
1633–35
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 1/16 x 8 3/8 in. (30.7 x 21.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.53
Not on view
Inscription: Signed with publication information across bottom of lower margin: 'Huret Inuentor / Rousselet fecit / de l'impression de Mariette Auec Priuilege.' Lettered with title and eight lines of French verse in two columns in lower margin: 'LA GRAMMAIRE / Je donne aux bons espris ... du temple de memoire.'

Marking: Collectors mark of Louis Galichon on verso.
Phyllis D. Massar; Louis Galichon; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
Meyer 180
L'oeuvre gravé de Gilles Rousselet graveur parisien du XVIIe siècle. Paris, 2004.



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