Man walking across a fantasy bridge and carrying a parasol

A New Book of Chinese Ornaments, plate 2

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: 43 x 27 cm (16 15/16 x 10 5/8 in.) Sheet: 46.2 x 29.4 cm (18 3/16 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.1260.2

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Plate 2 from A New Book of Chinese Ornaments. Invented & Engraved by J. Pillement 1755.

Inscription

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

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

U.r.: 2

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund