Three vignettes, including two of flowers from Book of Ornament (No. 2)
Book of Ornament
After Jean-Baptiste Pillement (French, 1728–1808), Etched and colored by Cornelis Heinrich Hemerich (German, active in England, 1750–1800), Printer and Publisher Robert Sayer (English, 1725–1794)
Platemark: 17.4 x 26.7 cm (6 7/8 x 10 1/2 in.) Sheet: 18.8 x 27.6 cm (7 3/8 x 10 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Etching hand colored in brush and transparent watercolor
In plate lower center: London, printed for Robt. Sayer Print & Map Seller. opposite Fetter Lane Fleet street.
In plate lower left: Pillement Invt.
In plate upper right: 2
In plate lower center: Hemerich Sc:
G. Mathias; from whom purchased by MFA, July 1930.
Maria Antoinette Evans Fund