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Title Page, from Lambris à la française, plate 1, bound in Oeuvres. Vol. I

Series/Portfolio:
Lambris à la française
Artist:
Jean Le Pautre (French, Paris 1618–1682 Paris)
Publisher:
Pierre Mariette le fils (French, Paris 1634–1716 Paris)
Published in:
Paris
Date:
published ca. 1656–57
Medium:
Etching; second state of three (Préaud)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 9/16 × 8 1/4 in. (34.5 × 21 cm) Plate: 5 5/8 × 8 1/4 in. (14.3 × 21 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.84(1.36)
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 French style. This series was published by Pierre II Mariette around 1656-57, and by Jombert in 1751.
Inscription: At bottom center: Lambris a la françois / Nouuellement inuentée et / Grauée par Iean le Potre
At bottom center: Ce Vendent A Paris Chez Pierre Mariette fils rue St. Iacques aux Colomnes d'Hercule, auec priuil du Roy.
At lower right: I

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On recto at upper right in ink: 35
Vendor: James Rimell & Son
Préaud, Bibliothèque Nationale XII.217.1771 ii/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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