Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The edge of a river with figures at teh base of a pyramid with a broken top, from a series of six plates depicting palaces and landscapes, plate 3

Series/Portfolio:
Six plates depicting palaces and landscapes
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: 20 3/8 × 14 3/4 in. (51.8 × 37.5 cm) Sheet: 8 11/16 × 11 1/2 in. (22 × 29.2 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.89(3)
Not on view
This print is part of a series of six plates depicting palaces and landscapes within ornate borders. The series was published by Le Blond.
Inscription: At lower left: le Blond auec Priuilege
At lower right: le Potre fecit

Marking: On verso of mount at center of print: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Préaud, Bibliothèque Nationale XI.209-211.447 i/ii
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