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  • Collection De Dessins Des Poëles de formes antique et moderne
    Bosse
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Collection De Dessins Des Poëles de formes antique et moderne

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (engraved)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bosse (designer)
    Taraval, Louis-Gustave, born 1738 - died 1794 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.488-1991

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 151

Physical description

Engraving. Design for an ornamental plinth supporting a brazier decorated with rams' heads and feet and a snake curled around a column of papyrus stalks.

Place of Origin

Paris (engraved)

Date

ca. 1780 (engraved)

Artist/maker

Bosse (designer)
Taraval, Louis-Gustave, born 1738 - died 1794 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 32.5 to 32.7 cm plate, Width: 19 to 19.2 cm plate, Height: 41.8 cm paper, Width: 28.2 cm paper

Descriptive line

Engraved ornament print designed by Bosse and probably engraved by Louis-Gustave Taraval; one of eleven plates of designs for plinths; Paris, ca. 1780.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Ornements, architecture. Paris: La Sirène, 1990. Bookseller's catalogue.
Ornements, architecture. Paris: La Sirène, 1990. Bookseller’s catalogue.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Plinths; Designs; Engraved ornament; Snakes; Rams

Categories

Prints; Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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