- Museum number
- Object: Le Musée Français
"Le Musée Français, Recueil complet des Tableaux, Statues et Bas-Reliefs, qui composent la Collection Nationale; Avec l'explication des Sujets, et des Discours historiques sur la Peinture, la Sculpture et la Gravure" (Paris, L.-É. Herhan) Volume 4, Parts I-II, 1809; containing 2 vignettes after Moreau le Jeune printed with the "Discours historique sur la Sculpture Ancienne", and 42 plates depicting works of ancient sculpture in the French national collection. With letterpress explanations, and tables of the plates listing the draughtsmen and engravers involved in their production. Bound in green and gold at BM bindery.
Etching and engraving
- Production date
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, the prints are registered as 1856,0712.369, 373, 377, 382, 386, 390, 394, 398, 403, 408, 413, 421, 429, 433, 438, 444, 448, 452, 456, 457, and 458; and 1856,0712.523 to 544.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Le Musée Français
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number