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Plate 1 from Habillements à la Mode de Paris en l'année 1761

French
1761
Publisher Veuve de F. Chéreau (French), Augustin de Saint-Aubin (French, 1736–1807), Engraved by Jakob Gillberg (Swedish, 1724 – 1793)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.1 x 12.4 cm (7 1/2 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.2104

Medium or Technique

Chalk manner, printed in red ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Fashion plate depicting a woman wearing a low-necked gown with an open front showing a two tiered petticoat underneath, a shawl, and holding a closed fan. Text on bottom: “Habillements a la Mode de Paris, en l’Annee 1761. A Paris ches la Ve de F. Chereau rue St. Jacques aux 2 Piliers d’Or.”

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1944

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection