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L'Oeuvre d'Antoine Watteau Peintre du Roy / Recueil Jullienne / Escorte Dequipages - Impedimentorum Praesidium

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1838,0526.2.7

  • Title (object)

    • Escorte Dequipages - Impedimentorum Praesidium

    Title (series)

    • L'Oeuvre d'Antoine Watteau Peintre du Roy
    • Recueil Jullienne
  • Description

    People ecorted by soldiers bivouacking in a plain; in the foreground, two soldiers, women and babies sitting next to the fire while behind them, men are unloading a horse; in the background, tents and soldiers. 1731 Etching with some engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1731
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 348 millimetres
    • Width: 422 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with names of designer and engraver, title and inscription in French with a translation in Latin, and publication line: 'a Paris Avec Privilege du Roy'.
  • Curator's comments

    Plate 122 from 'L'Oeuvre d'Antoine Watteau'; see 1838-5-26-1-1 for comment. Advertised by Veuve Chéreau and Louis Surugue in 'Mercure', April 1731.

  • Bibliography

    • Dacier & Vuaflart 1921-29 125.III bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (French XVIIIc Mounted Imp)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1838

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1838,0526.2.7

People ecorted by soldiers bivouacking in a plain; in the foreground, two soldiers, women and babies sitting next to the fire while behind them, men are unloading a horse; in the background, tents and soldiers.  1731 Etching with some engraving

People ecorted by soldiers bivouacking in a plain; in the foreground, two soldiers, women and babies sitting next to the fire while behind them, men are unloading a horse; in the background, tents and soldiers. 1731 Etching with some engraving

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