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Livre d'ornemens

1751
Designed by Pierre II Germain (French, 1703–1783), Etched by Jean Jacques Pasquier (French, died in 1785)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Guilmard, p. 175; Berlin 1069

Dimensions

Overall: 23.2 x 31.3 x 1.1 cm (9 1/8 x 12 5/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.1206

Medium or Technique

Bound set of nine etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Bound sets

(Paris: chez l’auteur, 1751) Oblong quarto; ten leaves; modern gilt-stamped mottled gray-green morocco (green cloth slipcase).

Rococo designs for friezes, candelabra, swags, and decorative motifs.


Paris: chez l’auteur, 1751

Provenance

Georges Mathias, Paris, from whom purchased by MFA, July 1, 1930.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund