Man seated with a bird perched on a circular frame

A New Book of Chinese Ornaments, plate 3

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: 42.2 x 27 cm (16 5/8 x 10 5/8 in.) Sheet: 46 x 29.3 cm (18 1/8 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.1260.3

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Plate 3 from A New Book of Chinese Ornaments. Invented & Engraved by J. Pillement 1755.

Inscription

At bottom: London Printed for Robt. Sayer at the Golden Buck opposite Fetter Lane Fleet Street

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

U.r.: 3

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund