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Portrait of Crébillon

Artist:
Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, Paris 1736–1807 Paris)
Artist:
After Jean Le Moine, active ca. 1523–1530 (French, 1523–1530)
Publisher:
Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, Paris 1736–1807 Paris)
Date:
1770
Medium:
Etching and engraving; third state of three (Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/2 × 7 3/8 in. (26.7 × 18.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.756–1351
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left on the corner of the book: SOPHOCLE / EURIPIDE / ESCHYLE / ARISTOTE / [illegible text]
At lower right on left page of book: ATRÉE ET TYESTE
At bottom center: CREBILLON / Né a Dyon en 1674. Morte a Paris in 1762
At bottom center: Deßiné et Gravé par Aug. de St. Aubin d'après le Buste en terre cuite fait par J.B. le Moine Sculpteur du Roy. - / 1770 / Se vend a Paris chez l'Auteur rue des Mathurin au petit Hotel de Clugny et aux adtreßes ordinaires. -

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
Bocher 24-25.61 iii/iii
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