Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Three frame fragment; the one at bottom is ornamented with a captive and trophies of arms, from Bordures de tableaux à la romaine, plate 2, bound in Oeuvres. Vol. III

Series/Portfolio:
Bordures de tableaux à la romaine
Artist:
Jean Le Pautre (French, Paris 1618–1682 Paris)
Publisher:
Pierre Mariette le fils (French, Paris 1634–1716 Paris)
Published in:
Paris
Date:
ca. 1656–57
Medium:
Etching; second state of two (Préaud)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/16 × 7 7/8 in. (33.5 × 20 cm) Plate: 8 1/4 × 5 13/16 in. (21 × 14.7 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.84(3.103)
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 depciting frames in the Roman style. The series was published by Pierre II Mariette around 1656–57 and by Jombert in 1751.
Inscription: At lower left: 2
At bottom center: Ioan. le Potre in. et fec. / A Paris Chez Pierre Mariette fils rue St. Iacques aux Colonnes d'Hercule auec priu.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On recto at upper right in ink: 103
Vendor: James Rimell & Son
Préaud, Bibliothèque Nationale vol. XII.104.1340 ii/ii; 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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