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L'Oeuvre de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (series)

    • L'Oeuvre de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier
  • Description

    Plate 15: Ornament with shells and two Cupids. 1738/39 Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1738-1739
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 118 millimetres
    • Width: 198 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with names of designer and etcher, and privilege.
  • Curator's comments

    Plate 25 in the complete edition of 'L'Oeuvre de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier', a set of 118 plates after Meissonnier, published by Huquier from 1742-51. Many of the plates had previously been published in smaller sets: this was the sixth plate of the fourth set with seven plates of rococo ornament in panels, first announced in 1733 and published in 1734. The sets is purely ornamental, and is not after existing objects.


  • Bibliography

    • IFF 172 bibliographic details
    • Fuhring 1999 29 bibliographic details
    • Berlin 1939 378(D) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (French XVIIIc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


Plate 15: Ornament with shells and two Cupids.  1738/39  Etching

Plate 15: Ornament with shells and two Cupids. 1738/39 Etching

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