The Apparatus used to raise the two great stones that cover the facade of the main entrance of the Louvre

1677
Artist Sébastien Leclerc (French, 1637–1714)


Catalogue Raisonné

Jombert 132; BNIFF 882 fourth state

Accession Number

2001.275.2.60

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In graphite reinforced in black pen on album page above print: 1677 no. 132

Provenance

Bernard Quaritch Ltd, London, to MFA 2001; no previous ownership provided. Album bound and organized in France about 1770-1775

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Ruth V.S. Lauer in memory of Julia Wheaton Saines