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Collections De Cul de Lampes et Fleurons

Design for a Flower Arrangement
1760 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Print showing designs of flowers arranged as trophies, fleurons etc. The set includes two title pages and ten plates.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Engraving
Brief Description
Pierre-Philippe Choffard after Jean Jacques Bachelier. One of twelve prints showing designs for flower arrangements as trophies, fleurons etc. From a set entitled 'Collections De Cul de Lampes et Fleurons,' including two title-pages. 1760.
Physical Description
Print showing designs of flowers arranged as trophies, fleurons etc. The set includes two title pages and ten plates.
Dimensions
  • Average size of plates in set height: 17.8cm
  • Average size of plates in set width: 15.2cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Bachelier inv. P P. Choffard Sculp. Avec Privilege du Roy.' (Lettered with publisher's series letter and)
  • '12' (Numbered)
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1952. London: HMSO, 1963.
  • Guilmard, Desiré. Les Maitres Ornemanistes.: Écoles Françaises, Italienne, Allemande et des Pays-Bas. Paris: E. Plon, 1880, p.225, no.26.
  • Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin. Berlin and Leipzig, 1939, II, p.388: 458.
Collection
Accession Number
E.352-1952

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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