Art/ Collection/ Art Object

La Toilette de Vénus (The Toilet of Venus), from Recueil de Différentes Compositions Frises et Ornements dessinées et gravées à la manière du lavis par La Grenée le Juene Se trouve chez l'Auteur, au Louvre et chez Basan, rue et Hôtel Serpente A Paris, in an album containing Recueil de Compositions par Lagrenée Le Jeune (Collection of Compositions by Lagrenée the Younger)

Series/Portfolio:
Recueil de Compositions par Lagrenée Le Jeune
Artist:
Jean Jacques Lagrenée (French, Paris 1739–1821 Paris)
Published in:
Paris
Date:
1784
Medium:
Etching and aquatint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 13/16 × 21 7/16 in. (40.2 × 54.5 cm) Plate: 8 1/4 × 18 in. (20.9 × 45.7 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Arthur Ross Foundation Gift and Charles Z. Offin Fund, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.2(17)
Not on view
Inscription: At top center: LAGRENÉE
Pascal Virebent; Vendor: Bernard Quaritch, Ltd. (London)
Baudicour 229-30.52; Sandoz II.245.176.52; plate XXIII No. 176(52); Bibliothèque Nationale XII.317.54
Mary L. Myers French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1991, cat. no. 29, pp. 77-78, ill.



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