Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Two friezes with a cortege of Neptune and Amphitrite at the top, from Frises, feuillages ou tritons marins, antiques et moderns, plate 4, bound in Oeuvres. Vol. IV

Series/Portfolio:
Frises, feuillages ou tritons marins antiques et modernes
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
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 9/16 × 8 1/4 in. (34.5 × 21 cm) Plate: 5 11/16 × 8 9/16 in. (14.5 × 21.8 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.84(4.64)
Not on view
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 plates depicting friezes, foliage, or tritons in the antique and modern styles The series was published by Pierre II Mariette and was republished by Jombert in 1751.
Inscription: At center: Ce vendent a Paris chez Pierre Mariette rue St. Iacques a lesperance auec priuilege du Roy
At lower right: I Le Pautre fecit
At lower right: 4

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On recto at upper right in ink: 64
On recto at upper right in graphite: 64
Vendor: James Rimell & Son
Préaud, Bibliothèque Nationale vol. XII.164.1570; 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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