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Print of a Portrait Medal of Fortunée-Marie d'Est, Princesse de Conti

Artist:
Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, Paris 1736–1807 Paris)
Artist:
After Charles Nicolas Cochin II (French, Paris 1715–1790 Paris)
Date:
1781
Medium:
Etching and engraving; first state of two (Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/4 × 8 9/16 in. (29.8 × 21.8 cm) Plate: 10 1/4 × 8 1/16 in. (26 × 20.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1924
Accession Number:
24.80.249.1
Not on view
Inscription: In border surrounding the portrait: FORTUNÉE MARIE D'EST PRINCESSE DE CONTI.
At lower left: M.DCC.LXXXI
At lower left: C.N. Cochin Delineavit
At lower right: Agus. de St. Aubin Sculp.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On recto at upper left in ink: conti
On recto at lower left: R.P. Collector's stamp of Regia Pinacoteca (Lugt 2236)
Regia Pinacoteca, Turin
Bocher 22.54 i/ii; Firmin-Didot II.2073
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