Triumph of Modern Arts or Carnival of Jupiter

1770–80
Jean Louis Desprez (French, 1743–1804)


Dimensions

Platemark: 19.2 x 34.2 cm (7 9/16 x 13 7/16 in.) Sheet: 22.5 x 36.6 cm (8 7/8 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2004.2075

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Title etched below image: Triumph des arts modernes / ou carnaval de Jupiter / dedié aux amateurs du [sic]. In margin lower left in pen and brown ink D (and a mark)

Provenance

Christian de Caters, author (according to a note on the old mount); Hill-Stone, NY; sold to MFA 15 December 2004.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard