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Livres des Ouvrages d'Orfevrerie

1680-1700 (Published)
Place Of Origin

Title plate.

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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Brief Description
Gilles Légaré. Plate from a suite of 8 designs for jewellery entitled 'Livres des Ouvrages d'Orfevrerie'. Paris, 1680-1700.
Physical Description
Title plate.
  • To plate mark height: 16.0cm
  • To plate mark width: 12.8cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • Numbered '1' in the upper right of the plate.
  • Lettered in the centre of the plate: 'Liure des Ourages. / d'Orfeurerie fait par / Gilles Légaré Orfeure / du Roy, rue de la vieille / drapperie deua le Palais au Barillet proche St. Pierre / des arcis.'
  • Lettered in the lower left of the plate: 'I. Mariette excudit'
  • Lettered in the lower right of the plate: 'L. Cauquin, fe.'
Bibliographic Reference
Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p.94, 32 (1).
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record createdJune 30, 2009
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