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Recueil Basan

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1941,0327.11.81

  • Title (series)

    • Recueil Basan
  • Description

    Cupid Resting; the winged god lying on large cushions on a bed, facing left, a quiver attached to his loin-cloth, his bow at left; copy in same direction after Isaac de Jouderville's etching; from an edition of the Recueil published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1789-1797
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 155 millimetres
    • Width: 56 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    This is a copy in the same direction after Isaac de Jouderville's 'Cupid resting'. For the etching by Jouderville see 1843,0607.88.

    For comment on the volume, which was published by Henri Louis Basan around 1810, see 1941,0327.11.1

  • Bibliography

    • White+Boon 132 (under 'Prints by unknown pupils of Rembrandt'; copy undescribed) bibliographic details
    • Hind 313 (Rejected as Rembrandt; copy) bibliographic details
    • IFF undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    157*.b.26

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1941

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1941,0327.11.81


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