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Vase with a handle in the shape of a lion and a base in the form of captives, from Vases à la moderne, plate 6, bound in Oeuvres. Vol. III

Series/Portfolio:
Vases à la moderne
Artist:
Jean Le Pautre (French, Paris 1618–1682 Paris)
Publisher:
Pierre Mariette le fils (French, Paris 1634–1716 Paris)
Published in:
Paris
Date:
published 1659
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/8 × 8 1/4 in. (34 × 21 cm) Plate: 8 11/16 × 5 7/8 in. (22 × 15 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.84(3.6)
Not on view
This print is bound in Volume III of Oeuvres. Jombert published his collection of Le Pautre in 1751. Volume III contains "desseins d'orfeverie, serrurerie, etc.;" This print is part of a series of six plates depicting vases in the modern style with figures dressed in the clothing of antiquity. The series was published by Pierre II Mariette in 1659 and was republished by Jombert in 1751.
Inscription: At lower left: A Paris chez P. Mariette
At lower right: 6

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On recto at upper right in ink: 6
Vendor: James Rimell & Son
Préaud, Bibliothèque Nationale vol. XII.273.1973; 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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