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Print - Livre D'Ornemens Inventes & Dessines Par J. O. Meissonnier Architecte, dessinateur de la Chambre & Cabinet Du Roi
  • Livre D'Ornemens Inventes & Dessines Par J. O. Meissonnier Architecte, dessinateur de la Chambre & Cabinet Du Roi
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Livre D'Ornemens Inventes & Dessines Par J. O. Meissonnier Architecte, dessinateur de la Chambre & Cabinet Du Roi

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    ca.1745 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.163-1967

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Plate.

Place of Origin

Paris (published)

Date

ca.1745 (published)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Meissonnier Archite. in.'
'Avec Privilege du Roi.'
'Laureolli Sculp.'
Lettered

'23'
Numbered

Dimensions

Height: 11.7 cm average size of plates in set, Width: 21.6 cm average size of plates in set

Object history note

From '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 from a set of engravings entitled 'Livre D'Ornemens Inventes & Dessines Par J. O. Meissonnier Architecte, dessinateur de la Chambre & Cabinet Du Roi', taken from 'Oeuvre de Juste Aurèle Meissonnier'. Engraved by Laureolli and published by Gabriel Huquier, Paris, 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.
Donnell, Edina. Juste Aurele and the Rococo Style. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. Dec, 1941, vo. 36, no. 12. pp. 254-260

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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