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Design for a cipher - Cahier de Girandoles, Candelâbres et Lustres avec leurs plans
  • Cahier de Girandoles, Candelâbres et Lustres avec leurs plans
    Foin, Augustin, born 1726
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Cahier de Girandoles, Candelâbres et Lustres avec leurs plans

  • Object:

    Design for a cipher

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    ca.1785 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Foin, Augustin, born 1726 (printmaker)
    Chéreau, Jacques-François, born 1742 - died 1794 (publisher)
    Lalonde, Richard de (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Museum number:

    E.357-1952

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 84

Physical description

Print from a set of 6 plates of designs for chandeliers, candelabra and lustres.

Place of Origin

Paris (published)

Date

ca.1785 (published)

Artist/maker

Foin, Augustin, born 1726 (printmaker)
Chéreau, Jacques-François, born 1742 - died 1794 (publisher)
Lalonde, Richard de (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Marks and inscriptions

'La Londe Inv. Foin Sculp. Chereau Exc. C.P.R.'
Lettered with title, publisher's series letter, number of set, scale in feet and

'5'
Numbered

Dimensions

Height: 21.6 cm approx., Width: 34.3 cm approx.

Descriptive line

Print from a set of 6 plates of designs for chandeliers, candelabra and lustres entitled 'Cahier de Girandoles, Candelâbres et Lustres avec leurs plans'. Engraving by Foin after Richard de Lalonde, ca.1785.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1952. London: HMSO, 1963.
Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p. 241, no. 66.
(Berlin II) Berlin Staatliche Museen, Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1936-39, no. 1269:8.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Lustres; Candelabra; Chandeliers

Categories

Ornament prints; Printed pages & sheets; Prints; Designs; Writing

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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