Two figures on a fantastic see-saw facing each other, one seated, one standing on one foot.

Cahier de balançoires chinoises

Late 18th century
After Jean-Baptiste Pillement (French, 1728–1808), Jean Jacques Avril, père (French, 1744–1831)


Dimensions

Sheet: 35.2 x 24.3 cm (13 7/8 x 9 9/16 in.) Mount: 43 x 27.7 cm (16 15/16 x 10 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

30.1213.3

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Plate from Cahier de Balançoires Chinoises Inventées et Desinées par J. Pillement,
Premier Peintre du Roy de Pologne Grave par J.J. Avril.

Inscription

In the plate: U.l.: B; L.l.: J. Pillement Inv. et del.; L.r.: J.J. Avril Sculp.

Provenance

PDP Register entry: Date acquired, 7/1/1930 [exact to month]

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund