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Circular designs for box lids, Plate 3

Publisher:
Jean François Daumont (French, active ca. 1750–before 1775)
Date:
18th century
Medium:
Hand-colored etching.
Dimensions:
Plate: 5 9/16 × 11 in. (14.2 × 28 cm) Sheet: 8 5/16 × 12 1/16 in. (21.1 × 30.7 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1966
Accession Number:
66.629.7(3)
Not on view
Plate 3 of a set of eight circular box lids designs with figures in landscapes. The plate accomodates two designs.
The design on the left shows a right-facing man offering fruit to two ladies.
The design on the right shows a woman arranging another woman's hair while a man hold a mirror so she can see the result.
Inscription: From left to right: '3.'; 'Daumont.'

Marking: Watermark [illegible words on 3 lines in cylinders, second line possibly: [heart] JOUBERT, third line starts with A]
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