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Galerie du Palais Royal / Danse flamande

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1855,0609.492

  • Title (object)

    • Danse flamande

    Title (series)

    • Galerie du Palais Royal
  • Description

    Ruins with dancing peasants; a couple dancing at centre, musicians and onlookers to right, children playing on ruins in the background; coat of arms below; ten engraved lines in French describing the composition below, within decorative frame; after Pieter van Mol. c.1786-1808 Etching and engraving on chine collé

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1786-1808
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 415 millimetres
    • Width: 297 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered in lower margin with title, production details and thirteen lines of French: "Peint par Mol" and "Gravé par Carl Guttenberg" and "De la Galerie de S.A.S. Monseigneur le Duc d'Orléans / A.P.D.R." and "École Flamande" and "Tableau de Pierre Van-Mol / Peint sur Bois, ayant de hauteur 1 Pied 2 Pouces, sur 1 Pied 7 Pouces de large / Monseigneur le Duc d'Orléans ne posséde qu'un Tableau de ce Maître" and "Tous les ouvrages de Van-Mol ... / ... en 1660 âgé de 70 Ans. / M.le Niquet Scrip.".
        Stamped below: "Gal. Palais Royal".
  • Curator's comments

    From 'Galerie du Palais Royal', a set published between 1786 and 1808; see 1837,0408.317 for comment. For an impression of unfinished state see also 1917,1208.168.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 5 (after Mol) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1855

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1855,0609.492

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