Three vignettes, including two of flowers from Book of Ornament (No. 2)

Book of Ornament

1750–94
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)


Dimensions

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.)

Accession Number

30.1257.2

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored etching

Not On View

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Classifications

Prints

Etching hand colored in brush and transparent watercolor

Inscription

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

Signed

In plate lower center: Hemerich Sc:

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund