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Hand-coloured etching - Voyage Pittoresque de la Grèce
  • Voyage Pittoresque de la Grèce
    Jean-Baptiste Hilaire, born 1753
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Voyage Pittoresque de la Grèce

  • Object:

    Hand-coloured etching

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    1782 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jean-Baptiste Hilaire, born 1753 (artist)
    de Choiseul-Gouffier, Marie Gabriel Florent Auguste (Comte), born 1752 - died 1817 (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching, stipple and engraving, coloured by hand

  • 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.318

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 52

Physical description

Etching, stipple and engraving, coloured by hand depicting a view of Smyrna in Turkey. Lettered with title, 'Gravé a l'eau forte par Marillier et terminé au burin par Dambrun', and 'Dessin par J.B.Hilair'. Numbered with plate number.

Place of Origin

Paris (published)

Date

1782 (published)

Artist/maker

Jean-Baptiste Hilaire, born 1753 (artist)
de Choiseul-Gouffier, Marie Gabriel Florent Auguste (Comte), born 1752 - died 1817 (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Etching, stipple and engraving, coloured by hand

Dimensions

Height: 24.9 cm, Width: 37.1 cm

Descriptive line

Etching, stipple and engraving, coloured by hand, by Jean-Baptiste Hilair entitled 'Vue de Smyrne', a plate from Comte M.G.A.F. de Choiseul Gouffier's 'Voyage Pittoresque de la Grèce', Vol.1. Published in Paris, 1782.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching

Subjects depicted

Landscapes; Windmills

Categories

Prints; Landscapes

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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