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Recueil des tentes chinoises (Compendium of Chinese Tens)

second half of the 18th century
After Jean-Baptiste Pillement (French, 1728–1808), Jeanne Deny (French, 1749–after 1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Riotor [1930], vol. 2, cf. pl. 25

Dimensions

Platemark: 24.3 x 16.5 cm (9 9/16 x 6 1/2 in.) Sheet: 34 x 24.5 cm (13 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

30.1246.1

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Title page from Recueil Des Tentes Chinoises. Inventées et Dessinées par Jean Pillement, premiere Peintre du Roy de Pologn. Se vendent a Paris Chéz Le Pere et Avaulez A Paris

Black and white image of 30.1246.2, but different printer.

Inscription

U.r. in plate: 1; Etching: Recueil Des Tentes Chinoises. Inventées et Dessinées par Jean Pillement, premiere Peintre du Roy de Pologn. Se vendent a Paris Chéz Le Pere et Avaulez A Paris

Verso lower right in graphite pencil (later hand): 381

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund