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Préliminaires de la paix de 1748 (The Preliminaries of Peace of 1748), from Suite d'estampes gravées par madame la marquise de Pompadour d'après les pierres gravées de Guay, graveur du Roi

Series/Portfolio:
Suite d'estampes gravées par madame la marquise de Pompadour d'après les pierres gravées de Guay, graveur du Roi
Artist:
Madame la Marquise de Pompadour (French, Paris 1721–1764 Versailles)
Artist:
After Jacques Guay (French, Marseille 1711–1793 Paris)
Artist:
After Joseph Marie Vien (French, Montpellier 1716–1809 Paris)
Artist:
Composition inspired by a design by Edme Bouchardon (French, Chaumont 1698–1762 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1755
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/8 × 4 5/16 in. (13 × 10.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Hartshorne, 1924
Accession Number:
24.33(6)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower right in depicted stone: GUAY F
At bottom center in depicted stone: PRELIMINAIRES / DE LA PAIX / 1748.
At lower left: Grandeur / de la / Pierre [size of the stone containing the depicted design]
At lower right: Sar- / =doi= / =ne [type of stone]
A bottom center: Preliminaires de la Paix
At lower left: Vien del
At lower right: Pompadour Sculp.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On recto at upper right in ink: 4
Mary Baroness Currie (British, Beauport Park 1843–1905 Harrogate); Margaret Warrender; Donor: Robert Hartshorne (American)
Madame de Pompadour et les artes (2002) 224.4; 228.77; Fizelière Gaz. des Beaux-Arts (1859) III.142.5
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