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Frontispice

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1864,1008.270

  • Title (object)

    • Frontispice
  • Description

    Frontispiece to 'Eaux-Fortes Modernes: Originales et Inédites', the second volume in a series produced by the Société des Aquafortistes; old bridge over stream with inscription regarding the publication, partly superimposed over distant landscape seen through arch, ducks on water (Paris: A Cadart & Luquet, Éditeurs). 1864 Etching

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1864
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 386 millimetres
    • Width: 256 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed and lettered with title, volume details and production and publication detail including addresses for, respectively, the printer and publisher, "...Rue St Jacques, 303.../...79, Rue de Richelieu", all on plate. Bears blindstamp of the publishers of the volume.
  • Curator's comments

    From a volume (550 x 375mm) for the second year of the Société des Aquafortistes, September 1863-August 1864, containing sixty prints by various artists including Martial, Manet, Jongkind and Bracquemond (Paris: A Cadart et Luquet, Éditeurs, 1864); with artists and titles at front, month by month, and introduction by Jules Janin; bound with marbled covers and green buckram spine; unknown edition. Note that the plate numbering continues from the first volume, i.e. 61 onwards. For biographies of the members and a list of their work with the Sociéte, see Janine Bailly-Herzberg, 'L'Eau-Forte de Peintre au Dix-Neuvième Siècle: La Société des Aquafortistes (1862-1867), Leonce Laget, Paris, 1972 (2 vols). .

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  • Location

    Not on display (191*.b.6)

  • Subjects

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Eaux-Fortes Modernes
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1864

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1864,1008.270

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