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- Object: Le Musée Français
"Discours Historique sur la Peinture Ancienne", "Discours Historique sur la Peinture Moderne" and "Discours Historique sur la Gravure en Taille-Douce et sur la Gravure en Bois" from "Le Musée Français, Recueil complet des Tableaux, Statues et Bas-Reliefs, qui composent la Collection Nationale" (Paris, L.-É. Herhan) 1803-1809; containing 6 vignettes after Moreau le Jeune printed with the letterpress. The vignettes to the discourses on ancient and modern painting represent a scene of Apelles painting the Venus Anadyomene and Raphael in his studio, respectively; the vignette to the discourse on engraving represents a scene in an engraver's workshop. Green and gold binding from BM bindery.
Etching and engraving
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Height: 580 millimetres (sheet size of each page)
Width: 430 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- 1 of 6 bound volumes containing text and plates from the "Musée Français" and "Musée Royal" located at 243.b.17 to 22. Other plates from the series are kept in the collection unbound.
For a description of the project see curator's comment for 1875,0410.469.
In this volume, which contains the three historical discourses, the vignettes are registered as 1856,0712.364; 1856,0712.365; 1859.0806.430 and 1859,0806.519.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Le Musée Français
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- Prints and Drawings
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