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Recueil de differentes compositions, frises et ornements

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Paris [and elsewhere]: Chez l'auteur et chez Basan [about 1760-1784]

Provenance

Niodot "Marchand Papetier des Académies Royales," place du vieux Louvre, Paris [active during 1790s; original printed label on front pastedown]; Georges Mathias, Paris, from whom purchased by MFA, October 4, 1934.

Credit Line

Ellen Page Hall Fund

Recueil de compositions

Recueil de desseins à la plume de composition et d'après l'antique...multipliés par l'art de Polytype.

About 1760–84

Place of Publication

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Guilmard p.264; Berlin 493; Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire 18th cen., vol. 12, pp. 306-318

Dimensions

Overall: 41.5 x 29.7 x 1.8 cm (16 5/16 x 11 11/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.846

Medium or Technique

Bound album with 30 etchings, some with aquatint, some printed in colors

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints, Albums