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Portrait of P.A. Caron de Beaumarchais

Artist:
Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, Paris 1736–1807 Paris)
Artist:
After Charles Nicolas Cochin II (French, Paris 1715–1790 Paris)
Date:
1773
Medium:
Etching and engraving; second state of two (Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 5/8 × 7 1/2 in. (24.5 × 19 cm) Plate: 7 5/8 × 5 7/16 in. (19.4 × 13.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph Verner Reed, 1949
Accession Number:
49.125.182
Not on view
Inscription: At bottom center beneath the portrait: P. A. CARON DE BEAMARCHAIS.
At lower left: C.N. Cochin del.
At lower right: Aug. de St. Aubin Sculp. 1773.

Marking: On verso at left center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Joseph Verner Reed Jr. (American); Donor: Joseph Verner Reed Jr. (American)
Bocher 6-7.14 ii/ii; Portalis & Beraldi III.450.172.1
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