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  • Livre de divers desseins d'ornements
    Lainé, Thomas, born 1682 - died 1739
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Livre de divers desseins d'ornements

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    c. 1755-68 (Published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lainé, Thomas, born 1682 - died 1739 (Designer)
    Balechou, Jean-Joseph, born 1715 - died 1764 (Printmaker)
    Chéreau, Geneviève-Marguerite (Publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.98-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 84

Physical description

An engraving depicting details of mouldings adorned with leaves and flowers in a Rococo style. In the lower right is a cross section of a moulding.

Place of Origin

Paris (published)

Date

c. 1755-68 (Published)

Artist/maker

Lainé, Thomas, born 1682 - died 1739 (Designer)
Balechou, Jean-Joseph, born 1715 - died 1764 (Printmaker)
Chéreau, Geneviève-Marguerite (Publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Signed 'J. J. Balechou Sc.'

Dimensions

Height: 31.8 cm approx, Width: 20.3 cm approx

Descriptive line

Print engraved by Jean Jospeh Baléchou after Thomas Lainé, 1 of 4 plates from the suite of 30 designs for tables, mouldings and carved picture frames entitled the 'Livre de divers desseins d'ornemens', Reissues, published Paris, c. 1755-68

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

Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p. 124, 97.
Berlin Staatliche Museen, Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1936-39, 410.
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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