- Museum number
Object: Le batelier
Series: Galerie du Palais Royal
River landscape with in the centre foreground two figures on a boat with boatman in the prow; beyond, to the right, a man standing up to his waist in the water and holding a fishing rod; with engraved text below. c.1786
Etching and engraving, printed from two separate plate
- Production date
- 1786 (c.)
Height: 222 millimetres (bottom plate)
Height: 210 millimetres (top plate)
Width: 267 millimetres
Width: 268 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- From the first volume of 'Galerie du Palais Royal', a set published between 1786 and 1808; see 1837,0408.317 for comment.
The plate was advertised in 'Journal Général de France', 28 November 1786.
For print see Evelina Borea and others, 'Annibale Carracci e i suoi incisori', École française de Rome, 1986, cat. No. A56, p.290. The composition is not listed in Posner.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
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