The Cat and the Rats Fountain in the Maze at Versailles

1677
Artist Sébastien Leclerc (French, 1637–1714)


Catalogue Raisonné

Jombert 134, 7; BNIFF 2824, first state

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.4 x 10.6 cm (6 7/16 x 4 3/16 in.) Platemark: 15.9 x 9.4 cm (6 1/4 x 3 11/16 in.) Image: 14.4 x 8.3 cm (5 11/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2001.275.2.67

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto: Bottom margin: In dark brownish/black ink: the number " 5 ".

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