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Paris and Helen Reconciled by Venus

Artist:
After Pierre Paul Prud'hon (French, Cluny 1758–1823 Paris)
Lithographer:
Lithographed by Louis-Emmanuel Soulange-Teissier (French, born 1814)
Printer:
Lemercier & Cie. (French, Paris)
Date:
1853
Medium:
lithograph, printed with tint stone on chine collé
Dimensions:
image: 15 7/16 x 19 7/16 in. (39.2 x 49.4 cm)
sheet: 19 5/8 x 24 13/16 in. (49.8 x 63 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.596.6
Not on view
Inscription: Below image, on left: “P.P. Prud’hon, 1804.”; centered: “Imp. Lemercier & Cie. r. de Seine 57 à Paris."; on right: "Soulange-Teissier, Lith:"
Bottom, centered: "Pâris et Hélène réconciliés par Vénus."; "Calcographie du Musée Impérial du Louvre."; "(Dessin.) Galerie de Mr. le Comte de Pourtalès."
Sheet is embossed with the stamp of the Calcographie.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 17, 2006–January 7, 2007.

Laveissière 214.156; Goncourt 114.46
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