Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Tête de Auguste (Head of Augustus), 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)
Date:
ca. 1755
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 7/16 × 4 1/2 in. (11.2 × 11.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Hartshorne, 1924
Accession Number:
24.33(9)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Grandeur / de la / Pierre [size of the stone containing the depicted design]
At lower right: Cor= / =na= / =line [type of stone]
At lower left: Vein del
At lower right: Pompadour Sculp

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On recto at upper right in ink: 7
Mary Baroness Currie (British, Beauport Park 1843–1905 Harrogate); Margaret Warrender; Donor: Robert Hartshorne (American)
Madame de Pompadour et les artes (2002) 224.7; Fizelière Gaz. des Beaux-Arts (1859) III.144.9 [?]
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