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Design for a flower arrangement - Collections De Cul de Lampes et Fleurons
  • Collections De Cul de Lampes et Fleurons
    Choffard, Pierre-Philippe, born 1730 - died 1809
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Collections De Cul de Lampes et Fleurons

  • Object:

    Design for a flower arrangement

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    1760 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Choffard, Pierre-Philippe, born 1730 - died 1809 (engraver)
    Chéreau, Geneviève-Marguerite (publisher)
    Bachelier, Jean Jacques, born 1724 - died 1806 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.352-1952

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 61

Physical description

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

Place of Origin

Paris (published)

Date

1760 (published)

Artist/maker

Choffard, Pierre-Philippe, born 1730 - died 1809 (engraver)
Chéreau, Geneviève-Marguerite (publisher)
Bachelier, Jean Jacques, born 1724 - died 1806 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Bachelier inv. P P. Choffard Sculp. Avec Privilege du Roy.'
Lettered with publisher's series letter and

'12'
Numbered

Dimensions

Height: 17.8 cm average size of plates in set, Width: 15.2 cm average size of plates in set

Descriptive line

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.

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, 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.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Trophies; Fleurons; Flowers

Categories

Ornament prints; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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