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Portrait of Gluck

Artist:
Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, Paris 1736–1807 Paris)
Date:
1781
Medium:
Etching and engraving; third state of three (Bocher)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/16 × 6 1/8 in. (23 × 15.6 cm) Plate: 7 1/4 × 4 15/16 in. (18.4 × 12.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.756–1473
Not on view
Inscription: At bottom center in border of frame: Krafft [?] Cerâ Expressit
At bottom center on plaque: GLUCK.
At bottom center: Il preféra les Muses aux Sirènes.
At bottom center Aug. de St. Aubin del. et Sculp. ann. 1781.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Dick Estate, U.S. Trust
Bocher 36.91 iii/iii; Portalis & Beraldi III.449.80
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