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La Parure

  • Object:

    Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    c.1818 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vauthier (artist)
    Chaponnier, Alexandre, born 1735 (engraver)
    Rousseau, J. J. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    stipple engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr. W. L. Hildburgh, F.S.A.

  • Museum number:

    E.1229-1936

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case O, shelf 5, box A

Physical description

Stipple engraving of a woman's headdress and hairstyle

Place of Origin

Paris (published)

Date

c.1818 (published)

Artist/maker

Vauthier (artist)
Chaponnier, Alexandre, born 1735 (engraver)
Rousseau, J. J. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

stipple engraving

Dimensions

Height: 16.25 in, Width: 12.4375 in

Descriptive line

Alexandre Chaponnier, after Vauthier. 'La Parure'. Study of a woman's headdress. Paris, c.1818

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1936, London: Board of Education, 1937.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Stipple engraving

Categories

Hats & headwear; Hair and hairstyles; Fashion; Fashion plates; Prints; Women's clothes

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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