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 depciting frames in the Roman style. The series was published by Pierre II Mariette around 1656–57 and by Jombert in 1751.
Inscription: At lower left: 2 At bottom center: Ioan. le Potre in. et fec. / A Paris Chez Pierre Mariette fils rue St. Iacques aux Colonnes d'Hercule auec priu.
Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp On recto at upper right in ink: 103
Vendor: James Rimell & Son (British)
Préaud, Bibliothèque Nationale vol. XII.104.1340 ii/ii; Destailleur, Artistes Français p.80-118; SKB 313 (Jombert edition, 1751); Guilmard 68.2 a, b, c (Jombert); Jessen 3 (Jombert); Fowler p. 151