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  • Livres des Ouvrages d'Orfevrerie
    Légaré, Gilles, born 1610 - died 1685
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Livres des Ouvrages d'Orfevrerie

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (Published)

  • Date:

    1680-1700 (Published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Légaré, Gilles, born 1610 - died 1685 (Designer)
    Cossin, Louis, born 1627 - died 1704 (Printmaker)
    Mariette, Jean (Publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.5743-1908

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 85

Physical description

Title plate.

Place of Origin

Paris (Published)

Date

1680-1700 (Published)

Artist/maker

Légaré, Gilles, born 1610 - died 1685 (Designer)
Cossin, Louis, born 1627 - died 1704 (Printmaker)
Mariette, Jean (Publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

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.'

Dimensions

Height: 16.0 cm To plate mark, Width: 12.8 cm To plate mark

Descriptive line

Gilles Légaré. Plate from a suite of 8 designs for jewellery entitled 'Livres des Ouvrages d'Orfevrerie'. Paris, 1680-1700.

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

Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p.94, 32 (1).

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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