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Print - Cahier de six feuilles de Boeufs et Vaches
  • Cahier de six feuilles de Boeufs et Vaches
    Pillement, Jean, born 1728 - died 1808
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Cahier de six feuilles de Boeufs et Vaches

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (issued)

  • Date:

    1771 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pillement, Jean, born 1728 - died 1808 (artist)
    Avril, Jean-Jacques the elder, born 1744 - died 1831 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on laid paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1296E-1886

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 2, box A

Physical description

A cow, viewed at a slight angle, standing facing the viewer. In the middle distance to the right of the picture a second cow can be partly seen, viewed from behind. In the middle distance to the left of the picture a boy wearing a hat is clambering over the top of a small slope. A third cow, also with its back to the viewer, can be seen in the distance to the left of the picture.
Bound in a booklet containing the whole series of six prints, E.1296A-F-1886.

Place of Origin

Paris (issued)

Date

1771 (engraved)

Artist/maker

Pillement, Jean, born 1728 - died 1808 (artist)
Avril, Jean-Jacques the elder, born 1744 - died 1831 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on laid paper

Marks and inscriptions

j. Pillement, del.
Below bottom-left corner of image.

j.j. avril. scul.
Below bottom-right corner of image.

5
Numbered, above top-right corner of image.

Dimensions

Height: 27.1 cm of sheet (approx), Width: 36 cm of sheet (approx), Height: 19.3 cm plate impression, Width: 26.1 cm plate impression

Descriptive line

Three cattle and a boy. Engraving print on laid paper. Engraved in 1771 by Jean-Jacques Avril (the elder) after a design by Jean Pillement. Part of a series of six prints of oxen and cattle issued in Paris. Bound in a booklet containing the whole series (E.1296A to F-1886).

Materials

Laid paper

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Tree; Boy; Cattle

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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