Arrangement of Roses, Jonquils, and Campanula in a Glass Vase (Les Vases Diaphanes)

about 1660–80
Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer (French, 1634–1699), Published by Nicolas de Poilly (French, 1627–1696)

Catalogue Raisonné

from Robert-Dumesnil 5-12, ii/iii; Dunthorne 212 p.224, 2nd; Nissen 1399


Sheet: 43.1 × 27.7 cm (16 15/16 × 10 7/8 in.) Platemark: 28.2 × 21.4 cm (11 1/8 × 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hand colored etching and engraving

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



One of a series of eight prints known as Les Vases Diaphanes, or Arrangements in Glass Vases, from “Livre de Toutes Sortes de Fleurs d’après Nature.” Paris, 1660-1680. Second state.


Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)


Elita R. Dike, Brookline, Massachusetts; George P. Dike, Brookline; his bequest to the MFA (Accession Date: May 14, 1969)

Credit Line

Bequest of George P. Dike—Elita R. Dike Collection