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Vignette, Frontispiece at the Beginning of Volume IX, from the 1774 Edition of Emile ou de l'Education par J.-J. Rousseau Citoyen de Genèvre, part of Collection Complette des oeuvres de J. J. Rousseau, Londres. 1774.

Series/Portfolio:
1774 Edition of Emile ou de l'Education par J.-J. Rousseau Citoyen de Genèvre, part of Collection Complette des oeuvres de J. J. Rousseau, Londres. 1774.
Artist:
Jean Michel Moreau the Younger (French, Paris 1741–1814 Paris)
Author:
Jean Jacques Rousseau (Swiss, Geneva 1712–1778 Ermenonville)
Date:
1779
Medium:
Etching and engraving; third state of four (Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 × 9 3/4 in. (33 × 24.7 cm) Plate: 11 5/8 × 8 11/16 in. (29.5 × 22 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
30.67.2(30)
Not on view
Inscription: At bottom center: J.M. Moreau le J.ne Dessin.tr et Grav.r du Cabinet du Roi inv. et Sculp. 1779.

Marking: On verso at right center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Albert Besombes
Bocher II.538-39.1495 iii/iv
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