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Portrait of Despréaux Nicolas Boileau

Artist:
Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, Paris 1736–1807 Paris)
Artist:
After François Girardon (French, Troyes 1628–1715 Paris)
Date:
1800
Medium:
Etching and engraving; third state of three (Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 5/8 × 6 3/4 in. (27 × 17.2 cm) Plate: 8 7/16 × 5 11/16 in. (21.5 × 14.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.756-1313
Not on view
Inscription: At bottom center: BOILEAU.
At bottom center: Dessiné et Gravé par Aug St. Aubin d'prés le Buste fuit par Girardon

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
Bocher 11.23 iii/iii; Portalis & Beraldi III.462.176
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