Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Title page: a smiling man holds a corner of a cloth tied to a fig tree and points with a stick to the cloth's inscription, from 'Recueil de plusieurs jeux d'enfants chinois' after Jean Pillement

Series/Portfolio:
Recueil de plusieurs jeux d'enfants chinois
Artist:
After Jean Pillement (French, Lyons 1728–1808 Lyons)
Artist:
Pierre Charles Canot (French, Paris 1710–1777 Kentish Town, London (active England))
Publisher:
Charles Leviez (French, 1708–1778)
Date:
1759
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 19 3/16 x 12 15/16 in. (48.7 x 32.8 cm) plate: 15 7/8 x 9 13/16 in. (40.4 x 25 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.48
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate with title: 'RECUEIL / de Plusieurs Jeux d'Enfants / Chinois, inventé / et dessiné par / Jean Pillement / et gravé par / P. C. Canot.' Lettered above bottom margin with publication information: 'Publish'd according to Act of Parliament December 26.1759. / AParis chez C. Leviez rue St. André des Arts, / vis a vis l'Hôtel de Chateau Vieux.'
Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
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