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Naiads, Tritons, and Priapus, from Second Livre de Fontaines (Second Book of Fountains), plate 4

Artist:
Pierre Alexandre Aveline (French, Paris 1702–1760 Paris)
Artist:
After François Boucher (French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Publisher:
Gabriel Huquier (French, Orléans 1695–1772 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1720–36
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 15/16 × 5 13/16 in. (25.3 × 14.8 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1955
Accession Number:
55.539.20
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: F. Boucher inv.
At lower right: P. Aveline Sculp.
At bottom center: Huquier ex. C.P.R.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Regina Shoolman Slatkin (Hungarian, 1907–1999)
SKB (1939) 3581(2); Jessen 1484; Guilmard 168.43a; Jean-Richard 219; Bulletin des des Beaux Arts. 2 année.48.1882-1888; "Le Sieur Huquier à encore fait graver un Livre de Sept feuilles, de Fontaines, inventéses par Boucher [...]"
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