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Le Gascon Puni, Volume III, page 8, from Oeuvres complettes de J. de La Fontaine précédées d'une nouvelle Notice sur sa vie. De l'Imprimerie de Crapelet. A Paris, chez Lefèvre, libraire rue de l'Éperon.

Series/Portfolio:
Oeuvres complettes de J. de La Fontaine précédées d'une nouvelle Notice sur sa vie. De l'Imprimerie de Crapelet. A Paris, chez Lefèvre, libraire rue de l'Éperon.
Artist:
Jean-Baptiste-Blaise Simonet (French, Paris 1742–after 1813)
Artist:
After Jean Michel Moreau the Younger (French, Paris 1741–1814 Paris)
Author:
Jean de La Fontaine (French, Château-Thierry 1621–1695 Paris)
Printer:
Crapelet
Publisher:
Lefèvre
Date:
1812
Medium:
Etching and engraving; fifth state of five (Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 7/16 × 3 1/2 in. (13.8 × 8.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Estate of Ogden Codman, 1951
Accession Number:
51.644.214
Not on view
Inscription: At bottom center: LE GASCON PUNI.
At lower left: J.M. moreau le Jeune Del.
At lower right: J.B. Simonet sculp. 1812.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Estate of Ogden Codman, Jr.; Donor: Estate of Ogden Codman, Jr.
Bocher I.335.912 v/v
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