Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object

Chimney with a Bacchanal over the Mantle from 'Grandes Cheminée'

Artist and engraver:
Jean Le Pautre (French, Paris 1618–1682 Paris)
Publisher:
Jean I Leblond (French, ca. 1590–1666 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1644–66
Medium:
etching [2nd edition]
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 15/16 × 8 7/16 in. (27.8 × 21.5 cm) [cropped partly within plate mark]
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.600.83(2)
Not on view
Design for a chimney characterized by double terms on either side. Over the mantel an octagonal panel with a Bacchanal has been placed. The panel is surrounded by four ignudi holding up a heavy garland.
Inscription: From left to right and top to bottom: 'le potre fe / cum priv.'; 'le Blond / excudit'
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Living in Style. Five centuries of interior design from the collection of drawings and prints," June 17, 2013–September 9, 2013.

IFF 12 (1999), nr. 1442
Related Objects

Interior view of a palace, including its paneled cieling, and with people in contemporary dress, from Lambris à l'italienne, plate 2, bound in Oeuvres. Vol. I

Artist: Jean Le Pautre (French, Paris 1618–1682 Paris) Date: 17th century Medium: Etching; third state of three (Préaud) Accession: 33.84(1.25) On view in:Not on view

Paneling between two trumeaux ornamented with landscapes, from Lambris à l'italienne, plate 6, bound in Oeuvres. Vol. I

Artist: Jean Le Pautre (French, Paris 1618–1682 Paris) Date: 17th century Medium: Etching; third state of three (Préaud) Accession: 33.84(1.29) On view in:Not on view

Title Page, from Lambris à l'italienne, plate 1, bound in Oeuvres. Vol. I

Artist: Jean Le Pautre (French, Paris 1618–1682 Paris) Date: 17th century Medium: Etching; fourth state of five (Préaud) Accession: 33.84(1.24) On view in:Not on view

Gallery of a palace with a chandelier and putti among clouds on the ceiling, and with people in contemporary dress, from Lambris à l'italienne, plate 3, bound in Oeuvres. Vol. I

Artist: Jean Le Pautre (French, Paris 1618–1682 Paris) Date: 17th century Medium: Etching; third state of three (Préaud) Accession: 33.84(1.26) On view in:Not on view

Paneled wall with a statue of Pallas flanked by two Corinthian columns, from Lambris à l'italienne, plate 5, bound in Oeuvres. Vol. I

Artist: Jean Le Pautre (French, Paris 1618–1682 Paris) Date: 17th century Medium: Etching; third state of three (Préaud) Accession: 33.84(1.28) On view in:Not on view