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Basket of Flowers, Titlepage to the 'Book of Several Baskets of Flowers' (Livre de Plusieurs Corbeilles de Fleurs (...))

Artist:
Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer (French, Lille 1636–1699 London)
Publisher:
Nicolas de Poilly (French, baptized Abbeville 1627–1696 Paris)
Date:
17th century
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Plate: 14 5/8 × 19 1/8 in. (37.2 × 48.5 cm) Sheet: 20 13/16 × 26 1/16 in. (52.8 × 66.2 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.61.2(35)
Not on view
Inscription: From top to bottom, left to right: 'Liures de Plusieurs Paniers de Fleurs.'; 'dessiné et Gravé Par J. Baptiste.'; 'AParis chez NDe Poilly rue S. Iacques a la belle Image. Avec privil du Roy'
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 19, 2013–February 10, 2014.

Guilmard 1880, p. 84; Robert-Dumesnil 29-32
Gordon Dunthorne Flower and Fruit Prints of the 18th and early 19th centuries: Their History, Makers and Uses, with a Catalogue Raisonné of the Works in Which They are Found. 1938, cat. no. 212, 223.



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