- Museum number
Object: Le nid de l'aigle (Forêt de Fontainebleau)
Series: Les Artistes Anciens et Modernes
Series: Les Artistes Contemporains
Plate 137: undulating forest landscape with mounds, rocks and trees; in the foreground close to a path, three women, two by a well, a third with a jug held on her head, in the distance, a figure seated on the brow of a hill; after Paul Flandrin
Lithograph on grey chine collé
- Production date
- 1851-1857 (circa)
Height: 188 millimetres (image)
Width: 226 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- IFF 18 includes this print as Plate 137 from "Les Artistes Anciens et Modernes" and provides an overall date of 1854-1857 for the prints described in the entry.
IFF 4 lists twenty nine prints from "Les Artistes Contemporains", 6th year, 1851, including the frontispiece and plate numbers ranging from Plate 101 to Plate 142, but not Plate 137.
For another impression, also from "Les Artistes Anciens et Modernes" see 1889,0608.402. For another impression, this time in one of three bound volumes of "Les Artistes Anciens et Modernes" in the Department of Prints and Drawings (1936,0302.14.1-49, 1936,0302.15.1-49 and 1936,0302.16.1-49), see 1936,0302.16.42. For further information on that series, including dating, see Curator’s Comment on 1936,0302.14.1.
For comment on the series "Les Artistes Contemporains", see 1889,0608.477.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- 1880,0710.1 to 250 constitute a series of plates for 'Les artistes anciens et modernes' from 1842-60.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number