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Galerie des peintres flamands, hollandais et allemands de Le Brun

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  • Title (series)

    • Galerie des peintres flamands, hollandais et allemands de Le Brun
  • Description

    Landscape with couple of villagers dancing next to another couple, embraced; before letter, but with name of engraver. 1775 Etching and engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1775
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 189 millimetres
    • Width: 230 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with name of engraver, and date.
  • Curator's comments

    From 'Galerie des peintres flamands, hollandais et allemands de Le Brun', see 1870,0625.753 for comment; seventh plate from the first issue.

  • Bibliography

    • IFF 19.II bibliographic details
  • Location

    French XVIIIc Unmounted Roy

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  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

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