Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Facsimile Reproduction of Vignette on page 46 of Volume II, from the 1774 Edition of Julie ou la Nouvelle Hèloïse. Lettres de deux amans habitans d'une petite ville au pied des alpes. Recueillies et publiées par J.J. Rousseau. Nouvelle édition originale revue et corrigée par l'Editeur. Londres. MDCCLXXIV., part of Collection Complette des oeuvres de J. J. Rousseau, Londres. 1774.

Series/Portfolio:
1774 Edition of Julie ou la Nouvelle Hèloïse. Lettres de deux amans habitans d'une petite ville au pied des alpes. Recueillies et publiées par J.J. Rousseau. Nouvelle édition originale revue et corrigée par l'Editeur. Londres. MDCCLXXIV., part of Collection Complette des oeuvres de J. J. Rousseau, Londres. 1774.
Publisher:
Reichsdruckerei (German)
Editor:
Friedrich Lippmann (German, 1839–1903)
Artist:
Nicolas de Launay (French, Paris, 1739–1792)
Artist:
After Jean Michel Moreau the Younger (French, Paris 1741–1814 Paris)
Author:
Jean Jacques Rousseau (Swiss, Geneva 1712–1778 Ermenonville)
Date:
19th century
Medium:
Facsimile of etching and engraving; second state of three (Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/4 × 13 15/16 in. (23.5 × 35.4 cm) Plate: 7 11/16 × 5 9/16 in. (19.5 × 14.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Hartshorne, 1918
Accession Number:
18.48.4-605
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: J.M. Moreau Le jeune invenit.
At bottom center: 1777
At lower right: A.J. Duclos. Sculpsit

Marking: On verso at lower left: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On verso at lower right: Facsimile / Reproduction stamp
Robert Hartshorne (American); Donor: Robert Hartshorne (American)
Facsimile of Bocher II.521.1421 ii/iii
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