Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Two variants for fireplace ornamented with a depictoin of Scylla and Glaucus [?] at upper left and a mythological scene at upper right, from Livre de Cheminées Executées dans les Apartemens de Versailles, plate 2, bound in Oeuvres. Vol. I

Series/Portfolio:
Livre de Cheminées Executées dans les Apartemens de Versailles
Artist:
Pierre Le Pautre (French, ca. 1660–1744)
Publisher:
M. Daigremont (French, active ca.1670–1700)
Published in:
Paris
Date:
1670–99
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 9/16 × 8 1/4 in. (34.5 × 21 cm) Plate: 10 3/16 × 6 7/8 in. (25.8 × 17.5 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.84(1.237)
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;."
Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On recto at upper right in ink: 236
Vendor: James Rimell & Son
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