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O. Galeries et Salons

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (Printed and published)

  • Date:

    c. 1776 - 1782 (Printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Boucher, Juste-Nathan, born 1736 - died 1782 (Designer)
    Chéreau, Jacques-François, born 1742 - died 1794 (Publisher)
    Berthault, Pierre-Gabriel, born 1748 - died 1819 (Printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.2440-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 64

Physical description

An engraving depicting a section of a design for a gallery decorated in the neoclassical style with classical figures, Corinthian columns, vases on pedestals and roundels. Beneath the section is a plan for the gallery and a scale.

Place of Origin

Paris (Printed and published)

Date

c. 1776 - 1782 (Printed and published)

Artist/maker

Boucher, Juste-Nathan, born 1736 - died 1782 (Designer)
Chéreau, Jacques-François, born 1742 - died 1794 (Publisher)
Berthault, Pierre-Gabriel, born 1748 - died 1819 (Printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with title

'Chereau Exc. Avec Privilege du Roy.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 35.8 cm Average size, Width: 22.2 cm

Descriptive line

Juste-Nathan Boucher (after), 'Plan et Coupe d'une Gallerie Ornée en face des Croisées', plate from a series of 15 sets of 4 plates each, designs for furniture, executed after Boucher's designs by various printmakers, French, ca. 1776-1782

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

Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p. 230, 38.
(Berlin I) Berlin Königliche Museen, Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung, Leipzig, 1894, 32.


Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Gallery; Plan; Swags; Classical figures; Section; Roundels; Vases; Pedestals

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints; Designs; Interiors; Architecture; Architectural fittings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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