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Vue du mont Vézuve tel qu'il etoit en 1757

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1935,0520.12

  • Title (object)

    • Vue du mont Vézuve tel qu'il etoit en 1757
  • Description

    Nocturnal landscape, with fishermen pulling in their nets in the foreground, and mount Vesuvius in the background; coat of arms in lower margin. 1762 Etching finished with engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1762
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 351 millimetres
    • Width: 456 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with names of producers, date, publication address: 'a Paris chés l'Auteur rue Pavée St André des Arts', title, dedication to Mr. Blondel Dazaincourt and inscription giving details on the original painting.
  • Curator's comments

    Advertised with its pair (see 1917,1208.1890) in 'Affiches, Annonces et Avis divers', 20 January 1762, and in 'Mercure', February 1762. Engraved after a painting executed in 1757.

  • Bibliography

    • IFF 271 bibliographic details
    • Hédou 1875 7.II bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (French XVIIIc Unmounted Imp)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1935

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1935,0520.12

Nocturnal landscape, with fishermen pulling in their nets in the foreground, and mount Vesuvius in the background; coat of arms in lower margin.  1762 Etching finished with engraving

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Nocturnal landscape, with fishermen pulling in their nets in the foreground, and mount Vesuvius in the background; coat of arms in lower margin. 1762 Etching finished with engraving

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