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Head of a female figure within an oval and with a putto playing with a lion at right, from Ornements de panneaux à la romaine, plate 8, in A Bound Collection of Print Series Including Cheminées et Lambris, Alcoves à la Romaine, Feuillages et autres ornemens..., etc.

Series/Portfolio:
Ornements de panneaux à la romaine
Artist:
Jean Le Pautre (French, Paris 1618–1682 Paris)
Publisher:
Pierre Mariette le fils (French, Paris 1634–1716 Paris)
Publisher:
Charles Antoine Jombert (French, 1712–1784)
Published in:
Paris
Date:
1751
Medium:
Etching; second state of two (Préaud)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/4 × 12 3/8 in. (21 × 31.5 cm) Plate: 5 5/16 × 7 3/4 in. (13.5 × 19.7 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
18.62.4(109)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: P. Mariette
At lower right: 8

Marking: On recto at upper right in graphite: 109
On verso at lower left: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: E. Weyhe (New York, NY)
Préaud, Bibliothèque Nationale XII.209.1748 ii/ii; Destailleur, Artistes Français p.80-118;

SKB 313 (Jombert edition, 1751); Guilmard 68.2 a, b, c (Jombert);

Jessen 3 (Jombert); Fowler p. 151
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