Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Décrotteur (Shoe Shiner), from Mes gens, ou Les commissionnaires ultramontains au service de qui veut le payer (Servants for Public Hire)

Series/Portfolio:
Mes gens, ou Les commissionaires ultramontains au service de qui veut le payer
Artist:
Jean-Baptiste Tillard (French, Paris 1740–1813 Paris)
Artist:
After Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, Paris 1736–1807 Paris)
Publisher:
Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, Paris 1736–1807 Paris)
Publisher:
Chez Basan
Date:
1766–70
Medium:
Etching and engraving; second state of two (Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 11/16 × 10 7/16 in. (34.7 × 26.5 cm) Plate: 9 7/16 × 6 15/16 in. (24 × 17.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1965
Accession Number:
64.605.30
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: 4.
At lower left: Aug. de St. Aubin del.
At lower right: J.B. Tillard sculp.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On verso at bottom center: Unidentified collector's stamp
Vendor: Professor David James
Bocher 123.394 ii/ii; Portalis et Beraldi III.599.1 or most likely .2
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