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Title Page depicting a vase on a pedestal within a temple, from Vases à l'antique, plate 1, bound in Oeuvres. Vol. III

Series/Portfolio:
Vases à l'antique
Artist:
Jean Le Pautre (French, Paris 1618–1682 Paris)
Publisher:
Pierre Mariette le fils (French, Paris 1634–1716 Paris)
Published in:
Paris
Date:
published 1661
Medium:
Etching; second state of three (Préaud)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/8 × 8 1/4 in. (34 × 21 cm) Plate: 8 3/4 × 6 1/8 in. (22.3 × 15.5 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.84(3.7)
Not on view
This print is bound in Volume III of Oeuvres. Jombert published his collection of Le Pautre in 1751. Volume III contains "desseins d'orfeverie, serrurerie, etc.;" This print is part of a series of six plates depicting vases in the antique style, placed in settings of antiquity. The series was published by Pierre II Mariette in 1661 and was republished by Jombert in 1751.
Inscription: At bottom center on the base: Vases a / l'Antique / designez et / grauez, par I. le / Pautre Ce uen= / dent Aparis chez / Pierre Mariette / rue St. Iacques / a l'esperance / Auec priuilege / 1661
At lower right: 1

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On recto at upper right in ink: 7
Vendor: James Rimell & Son
Préaud, Bibliothèque Nationale vol. XII.274.1974 ii/iii; 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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