This print is bound in Volume IV of Oeuvres. Jombert published his collection of Le Pautre in 1751. Volume IV contains "desseins d'ornemens et trophées d'armes;" This print is part of a series of six prints depicting cartouches. The series was published by Jean Le Pautre, by Jean Mariette, and by Jombert.
Inscription: At upper right: 3 At lower left: Le Pautre fe. At lower right: auec priuil du Roy
Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp On recto at upper right in ink: 33
Vendor: James Rimell & Son
Préaud, Bibliothèque Nationale vol. XII.111-112.1370 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