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Collection de divers sujets de vases, tombeaux, ruines, et fontaines. Utile aux artistes.

1770
Jean-Laurent Legeay (French, about 1710–1786), Publisher Louis-Joseph Mondhare (French, active about 1760–about 1792)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Erouart, cat. 127-50 (see Bibliography)

Dimensions

Overall (Title plate): 22.5 x 17.5 cm (8 7/8 x 6 7/8 in.) Other (17 plates): 19.3 x 16.5 cm (7 5/8 x 6 1/2 in.) Overall (Binding): 39.4 x 26 x 1.5 cm (15 1/2 x 10 1/4 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1991.1092

Medium or Technique

Bound set of 17 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Bound sets

(Paris: Mondhare, 1770) Folio; 18 leaves; modern gilt-stamped half brown morocco, marbled paper boards.

Inventive compositions featuring vases, ruins, tombs, and fountains.


Paris: Mondhare, 1770

Provenance

Edmond L. Lincoln, New York (booklabel), from whom acquired in 1982 by Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow; by whom given to MFA 1991, accessioned January 22, 1992.

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow