Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Two friezes with foliage with the bust of an emperor in a medallion at upper right, from Frises, feuillages ou tritons marins, antiques et moderns, plate 6, in A Bound Collection of Print Series Including Cheminées et Lambris, Alcoves à la Romaine, Feuillages et autres ornemens..., etc.

Series/Portfolio:
Frises, feuillages ou tritons marins, antiques et moderns
Artist:
Jean Le Pautre (French, Paris 1618–1682 Paris)
Publisher:
Pierre Mariette le fils (French, Paris 1634–1716 Paris)
Publisher:
Charles Antoine Jombert (French, 1712–1784)
Published in:
Paris
Date:
1751
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/4 × 12 3/8 in. (21 × 31.5 cm) Plate: 5 13/16 × 8 9/16 in. (14.8 × 21.8 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
18.62.4(65)
Not on view
Inscription: At center: Ce vendent a Paris ches Pierre Mariette rue St Iacques a lesperance auec priuilege
At lower right: I. Le Pautre fecit:
At lower right: 6

Marking: On recto at upper right in graphite: 65
On verso at left center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On verso at lower left: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: E. Weyhe (New York, NY)
Préaud, Bibliothèque Nationale XII.164.1572; 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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