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Les Jeux et Plaisirs de l'Enfance

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2AA+,a.50.1

  • Title (series)

    • Les Jeux et Plaisirs de l'Enfance
  • Description

    Title-plate: three children point to the title on a wall, and erect a garland. 1657
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1657
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 120 millimetres
    • Width: 146 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title of series, followed by 'inventez par Iacques Stella et gravez par Claudine Bouzonnet Stella'. With publication detail: 'A Paris aux Galleries du Louvre chez la ditte Stella. Avec Privilège du Roy 1657'.
  • Curator's comments

    The titleplate to a complete series of the fifty numbered plates (2AA*.a.50(1-51)). They are bound into an XVIIIc oblong mottled calf binding with a stamped panel on both covers. The impressions are adequate but not of good quality. Each sheet is measures approximately 190 x 240mm.

  • Location

    Not on display (161.a.30)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1753

  • Acquisition notes

    On fly-leaf the old Sloane number Pr.DCCCLXXV crossed out and replaced by Pr.MCX. It has the old Montagu House pressmark 2AA*.a.50

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    2AA+,a.50.1

  • Additional IDs

    • 1972.U.160(1 to 51)
Title-plate: three children point to the title on a wall, and erect a garland.  1657  Etching

Title-plate: three children point to the title on a wall, and erect a garland. 1657 Etching

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