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Print - Cahier de Plafonds, Cheminées, Chapiteaux, Rosaces etc...
  • Cahier de Plafonds, Cheminées, Chapiteaux, Rosaces etc...
    Delafosse, Jean-Charles, born 1734 - died 1789
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Cahier de Plafonds, Cheminées, Chapiteaux, Rosaces etc...

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    1771 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Delafosse, Jean-Charles, born 1734 - died 1789 (designer)
    Berthault, Pierre-Gabriel, born 1748 - died 1819 (engraver)
    Chéreau, J.-B. fils (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.582-1991

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Engraving. One of six plates depicting designs for ceilings, fireplaces, capitals and 'rosaces'. From La Nouvelle Iconologie.

Place of Origin

Paris (published)

Date

1771 (published)

Artist/maker

Delafosse, Jean-Charles, born 1734 - died 1789 (designer)
Berthault, Pierre-Gabriel, born 1748 - died 1819 (engraver)
Chéreau, J.-B. fils (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 22.1 to 22.5 cm plate, Width: 36.5 to 37.2 cm plate, Height: 25.6 cm paper, Width: 40.3 cm paper

Descriptive line

Engraved ornament print designed by Jean-Charles Delafosse, engraved by Berthault and published by Chéreau in La Nouvelle Iconologie, Paris, 1771. From a set of six plates. Designs for ceilings, fireplaces, capitals, etc.

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.

Production Note

First edition of La Nouvelle Iconologie published in 1768. Second edition published by J.-B. Chéreau fils in 1771.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Designs; Fireplaces; Engraved ornament; Capitals; Ceilings

Categories

Prints; Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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