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Panel with fantastic bird

Album of Chinese Ornament Panels

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Riotor [1930], vol. 2, cf. pl. 32

Dimensions

Sheet: 35.5 x 24.8 cm (14 x 9 3/4 in.) Mount: 43.2 x 27.8 cm (17 x 10 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.1214.3

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Plate E 3 from Cahier de cartels chinois

Inscription

In plate lower left: J. Pillement Inv et del.
In plate lower right: J. J. Avril Sculp.
In plate upper left: E
In plate upper right: 3

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund