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Narcissus and his reflection in the water

Pierre François Basan (French, 1723–1797), After Charles Monnet (French, 1732–after 1808), Author Ovid (43 B.C.–17 or 18 A.D.)


Accession Number

M18709

Medium or Technique

Etching/engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Bound sets

Single plate from bound set of 142 proofs before letters of illustrations to Les Métamorphoses d’Ovide, published from 1767-1771. Also bound in is original 1766 letterpress prospectus for published edition. Volume is composed of 142 leaves, bound in modern gilt-stamped green morocco.

Provenance

PDP Register entry: Date acquired, 1/1/1901 [exact to year]

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection