Vue du Gross-Horn et du Breit-Horn avec le petit Lac d'Ober-Horn

1785
Charles Melchior Descourtis (French, 1753–1820)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF (18th C) Descourtis 7

Dimensions

Sheet: 32.5 x 46.5 cm (12 13/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1535

Medium or Technique

Engraving, etching, aquatint, and roulette, printed in color from multiple plates

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Proof before letters

Inscription

In image, on rock at lower left: Descou...
Lower margin in pen and brown ink: Vue du Gross-Horn et du Breit-Horn avec le petit Lac d'Ober-Horn
Lower right in graphite pencil: avant le lettre
Lower right in graphite pencil: gravé par Descourtis

Provenance

Antoine Cahen (Paris), about 2007; from whom purchased by Jan Johnson (Montreal); from whom purchased by MFA, December 17, 2008.

Credit Line

Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow Fund