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Novelle suite de cahiers de fleurs ideales

A plate from, a New Suite of Ideal Flower Albums

about 1760
After Jean-Baptiste Pillement (French, 1728–1808), Anne Allen (English, 18th century)

Catalogue Raisonné

Riotor [1930], vol. 1, pl. 88


Platemark: 19.5 x 13.9 cm (7 11/16 x 5 1/2 in.) Sheet: 23.3 x 17.8 cm (9 3/16 x 7 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Etching, printed in color from two plates

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



Plate from Nouvelle Suite de Cahiers de fleurs ideals,a l’usage des dessinateurs et des peintres, inventés et dessinés par jean pillement gravés par anne Allen

Etching, printed in color from two plates–
A: yellow, gray, green, olive
B: blue and red


Recto lower left margin in graphite pencil: Allen Fleurs ideales / 1er cah. 2
Verso center in graphite pencil: 21


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

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund