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Paneled wall with a statue of Pallas flanked by two Corinthian columns, from Lambris à l'italienne, plate 5, bound in Oeuvres. Vol. I

Series/Portfolio:
Lambris à l'italienne
Artist:
Jean Le Pautre (French, Paris 1618–1682 Paris)
Publisher:
Antoine Trouvain (French, 1656–1708)
Published in:
Paris
Date:
17th century
Medium:
Etching; third state of three (Préaud)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 9/16 × 8 1/4 in. (34.5 × 21 cm) Plate: 8 7/8 × 5 7/8 in. (22.5 × 15 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.84(1.28)
Not on view
This print is bound in Volume I of Oeuvres. Jombert published his collection of Le Pautre in 1751. Volume I contains "desseins... pour la décoration des maisons, etouches, edifices;." This print is part of a series of six plates depicting paneling in the Italian style. This series was published by Pierre II Mairette in 1659, by Nicolas I Langlois, by Antoine Trouvain, and by Jombert in 1751.
Inscription: At lower left: A Paris chez Trouvain.
At lower right: rue St. Iacques
At lower right: 5

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On recto at upper right in ink: 27
Vendor: James Rimell & Son
Préaud, Bibliothèque Nationale XII.225.1799 iii/iii; Destailleur, Artistes Français p.80-118;

SKB 313 (Jombert edition, 1751); Guilmard 68.2 a, b, c (Jombert);

Jessen 3 (Jombert); Fowler p. 151
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