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Four Continents / L'Afrique

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1922,0410.201

  • Title (object)

    • L'Afrique

    Title (series)

    • Four Continents
  • Description

    Two ladies in fashionable costume, one holding a spear, the other being helped by a page using flaming torches to force a lion into a net
    Etching and engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1680-1700
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 293 millimetres
    • Width: 193 millimetres (trimmed)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title, and four lines of verse. With lower right 'N. Arnoult fecit' and below 'A Paris chez N. Arnoult rue de la Fromagerie a l'Image St Claude aux Halles. Avec Privil. du Roy'
  • Curator's comments

    For the album to which this belongs, see 1922,0410.143. This is one of a set of the four Continents (1922,0410.199 to 202), which are all shown as hunting scenes with women in fashionable costume.

  • Bibliography

    • IFF 18 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (170.c.11)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1922

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1922,0410.201

Two ladies in fashionable costume, one holding a spear, the other being helped by a page using flaming torches to force a lion into a net  Etching and engraving

Recto

Two ladies in fashionable costume, one holding a spear, the other being helped by a page using flaming torches to force a lion into a net Etching and engraving

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