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Les folâtres jeux sont les premiers cuisiners du monde

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Brussels (made)

  • Date:

    1778

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune, born 1741 - died 1814 (artist)
    de Launay, Robert le Jeune, born 1749 - died 1814 (engraver)

  • Museum number:

    E.135-1950

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 13, box A

Physical description

Engraving

Place of Origin

Brussels (made)

Date

1778

Artist/maker

Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune, born 1741 - died 1814 (artist)
de Launay, Robert le Jeune, born 1749 - died 1814 (engraver)

Dimensions

Height: 11.25 in, Width: 8.5 in

Descriptive line

Moreau, Jean-Michel. 'Les folâtres jeux sont les premiers cuisiners du monde.' Illustration to Emile ou de l'Education by Jean Jacques Rousseau. Engraved by Robert de Launay, aka le Jeune. Brussels, 1774-1783

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1950, London: HMSO, 1962.
E. Bocher, Les Gravures Françaises du XVIIIe Siècle, Sixième Fascicule: Jean Moreau Le Jeune. Paris, 1880-81, pp.541-543
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1950, London: HMSO, 1962.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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