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Pygmalion in his studio, from a series of twenty plates depicting mythological subjects, plate 1, bound in Oeuvres. Vol. III

Artist:
Jean Le Pautre (French, Paris 1618–1682 Paris)
Publisher:
Pierre Mariette le fils (French, Paris 1634–1716 Paris)
Published in:
Paris
Date:
17th century
Medium:
Etching; second state of three (Préaud)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/16 × 8 1/16 in. (33.2 × 20.5 cm) Plate: 6 3/8 × 8 7/16 in. (16.2 × 21.5 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.84(3.123)
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 twenty plates depicting mythological subjects.
Inscription: At lower right: 1
At lower left: Cum priuile
At lower right: P. Mariette ex

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On recto at upper right: 123
Vendor: James Rimell & Son
Préaud, Bibliothèque Nationale vol. XI.116.174 ii/iii; Destailleur, Artistes Franças 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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