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A New Book of Chinese Ornaments - title page

1755
Designed and engraved by Jean-Baptiste Pillement (French, 1728–1808), Printer and Publisher Robert Sayer (English, 1725–1794)


Catalogue Raisonné

Riotor [1930], vol. 2, cf. pl. 62

Dimensions

Platemark: 42.7 x 27 cm (16 13/16 x 10 5/8 in.) Sheet: 46 x 29.2 cm (18 1/8 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.1260.1

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Title page from A New Book of Chinese Ornaments. Invented & Engraved by J. Pillement 1755.

Inscription

A New Book of Chinese Ornaments. Invented & Engraved by J. Pillement 1755.

U.r.: 1

At bottom: Publish'd according to Acts of Parliament 1755. London Printed for Robt. Sayer at the Golden Buck opposite Fetter Lane Fleet Street Price 5s

L.r. cor: J. Pillement inv. & Sculp.

Provenance

G. Mathias; from whom purchased by MFA, July 1930.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund