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Horizontal Panel with a Row of Flowers Above a Frieze with a Battle Scene in a Landscape, from Livre Nouveau de Fleurs Tres-Util

Series/Portfolio:
Livre Nouveau de Fleurs Tres-Util Pour L'Art D'orfevrerie, Et Autres
Artist:
Nicolas Cochin (French, Troyes 1610–1686 Paris)
Publisher:
Published by Balthazar Moncornet (French, Rouen 1600–1668 Paris)
Published in:
Paris
Date:
1645
Medium:
Etching and burin
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/8 × 4 7/16 in. (7.9 × 11.3 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.261(3)
Not on view
At top, a horizontal panel with a row of flowers, including three lilies on a stem at left. Below, a frieze with a battle scene in a landscape, with combat at center, and a group of mounted soldiers approaching from the far left. In the far background at right, a castle. From a series of twelve plates with rows of flowers above friezes with landscapes, etched by Cochin, published by Balthazar Moncornet in Paris in 1645, and dedicated to the goldsmith, Jean de Leins. The prints are executed in a combination of etching, for the landscape, and burin, for the flowers.
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
SKB 4419; Jessen 1944; Guilmard 54.71a; Foulc 140; Fuhring (2004) III.294
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