Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Metalwork applique with a candlestick ornamented with Apollo chasing the Night, from Ostensoirs, reliquaires et appliques, plate 6

Series/Portfolio:
Ostensoirs, reliquaires et appliques
Artist:
Jean Le Pautre (French, Paris 1618–1682 Paris)
Publisher:
Jean I Leblond (French, ca. 1590–1666 Paris)
Published in:
Paris
Date:
17th century
Medium:
Etching; first state of two (Préaud)
Dimensions:
Mount: 10 3/16 × 7 3/4 in. (25.8 × 19.7 cm) Sheet: 8 7/16 × 5 13/16 in. (21.4 × 14.8 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.81(2)
Not on view
This print is part of a series of six plates depicting monstrances, reliquaries, and appliques. The series was published by Jean I Leblond, by Jean II Leblond, by Pierre II Mariette, and by Jombert in 1751.
Inscription: At lower left: le Blond auec Priuilege

Marking: On verso of mount at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Préaud, Bibliothèque Nationale vol. XII.310.2112 i/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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