The Cock and the Fox Fountain in the Maze at Versailles

1677
Artist Sébastien Leclerc (French, 1637–1714)


Catalogue Raisonné

Jombert 135,5; BNIFF 2822, first state

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.5 x 11.5 cm (6 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.) Platemark: 15.8 x 9.5 cm (6 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.) Image: 14.4 x 8.4 cm (5 11/16 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2001.275.2.65

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto: Center of bottom margin, in dark brownish/black ink: the number " 3 "

Markings

None

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