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Voyage Pittoresque De La Grece

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    1782 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    de Choiseul-Gouffier, Marie Gabriel Florent Auguste (Comte), born 1752 - died 1817 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etchings, engravings and stipple engravings in a volume

  • 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.162:9

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 87, shelf TOP

Physical description

Etchings, engravings and stipple engraving from a volume of numbered plates (126), maps, head and tail pieces, and illustrated title page, with descriptive text. Bound in calf, spine gilt, red morocco label. Most plates lettered with titles, plate number, artists' names and A.P.D.R.

Place of Origin

Paris (published)

Date

1782 (published)

Artist/maker

de Choiseul-Gouffier, Marie Gabriel Florent Auguste (Comte), born 1752 - died 1817 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etchings, engravings and stipple engravings in a volume

Dimensions

Height: 51.7 cm Size of covers, Width: 32.9 cm

Descriptive line

Print depicting women from the island of Sifnos, Greece, from a volume of 126 etchings and engravings entitled 'Voyage Pittoresque De La Grece', by the Comte de Choiseul-Gouffier and other artists. Paris, 1782.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Islands

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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