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    Pierre, Jean Baptiste Marie, born 1713 - died 1789
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  • Place of origin:

    Paris (probably, engraved)

  • Date:

    18th century (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pierre, Jean Baptiste Marie, born 1713 - died 1789 (artist)
    Watelet, Claude Henri, born 1718 - died 1786 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.645-1991

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Engraving; signed. Design of a fountain ornamented with two nereids.

Place of Origin

Paris (probably, engraved)

Date

18th century (engraved)

Artist/maker

Pierre, Jean Baptiste Marie, born 1713 - died 1789 (artist)
Watelet, Claude Henri, born 1718 - died 1786 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Watelet sculpsit'
Signed

'pierre invenit'
Signed

Dimensions

Height: 37.7 cm plate, Width: 26.1 cm plate, Height: 39.6 cm paper, Width: 28.3 cm paper

Descriptive line

Engraving ornament print designed by Jean Baptiste Marie Pierre and engraved by Watelet. Design for a fountain. France, 18th century.

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

Engraved ornament; Nereids; Fountains

Categories

Prints; Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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