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Etching and engraving - La Sultane
  • La Sultane
    Audran, Benoît II the younger, born 1698 - died 1772
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La Sultane

  • Object:

    Etching and engraving

  • Place of origin:

    France (probably, printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1730-70 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Audran, Benoît II the younger, born 1698 - died 1772 (engraver)
    Watteau, Jean-Antoine, born 1684 - died 1721 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching, engraving and stipple

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SP.639

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 57

Physical description

Etching, engraving and stipple entitled 'La Sultane'. Lettered with title and 'A.Watteau peinxit B.Audran Sculp. Tir du Cabinet de Mr de Jullienne.'

Place of Origin

France (probably, printed)

Date

ca. 1730-70 (made)

Artist/maker

Audran, Benoît II the younger, born 1698 - died 1772 (engraver)
Watteau, Jean-Antoine, born 1684 - died 1721 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching, engraving and stipple

Dimensions

Height: 27.5 cm Cut to, Width: 19.6 cm

Descriptive line

Etching and engraving by Benoit Audran, after a drawing by Watteau, entitled 'La Sultane'. French School, ca. mid 18th century.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching; Stipple

Subjects depicted

Portraits; Sultana

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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