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  • Projet d'une grande Pendule placee sur paneau
    Huquier, Gabriel, born 1695 - died 1772
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Projet d'une grande Pendule placee sur paneau

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    ca.1745 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Huquier, Gabriel, born 1695 - died 1772 (engraver)
    Huquier, Gabriel, born 1695 - died 1772 (publisher)
    Meissonnier, Juste-Aurèle, born 1695 - died 1750 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etched and engraved

  • Museum number:

    E.243-1967

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Q, shelf 15

Physical description

Plate depicting a design for a clock, set against a rococo panel with a girandole, and flanked by a door and a mirror.

Place of Origin

Paris (published)

Date

ca.1745 (published)

Artist/maker

Huquier, Gabriel, born 1695 - died 1772 (engraver)
Huquier, Gabriel, born 1695 - died 1772 (publisher)
Meissonnier, Juste-Aurèle, born 1695 - died 1750 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Etched and engraved

Marks and inscriptions

'Projet d'une grande Pendule placee sur paneau.'
'J A Meissonnier inv. Huquier Sculp. et ex. rue St. Jacques C P R.'
Lettered

'97'
Numbered

Dimensions

Height: 47.9 cm, Width: 33.3 cm

Object history note

From the 'Oeuvre de Juste Aurèle Meissonnier', a volume of engravings after the works of the French designer, architect and goldsmith, Juste Aurèle Meissonnier (1695-1750). These were issued in three editions between 1742 and 1750. The designs of Meissonnier had previously been published in printed sets or cahiers by Chereau the publisher, and were advertised in the Mercure in March 1734.

Descriptive line

Plate depicting a design for a clock by Juste Aurèle Meissonnier. Engraved and published by Gabriel Huquier, ca.1745.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1967 . London: HMSO, 1968.

Techniques

Engraving; Etching

Subjects depicted

Mirror; Girandole; Door; Clock

Categories

Prints; Interiors; Clocks & Watches

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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