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Print - L'Artiste
  • L'Artiste
    Marilhat, Prosper Georges Antoine, born 1811 - died 1847
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L'Artiste

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Marilhat, Prosper Georges Antoine, born 1811 - died 1847 (artist)
    Boilly (printmaker)
    Delalze, A. (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching print on paper

  • Museum number:

    29631:34

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A caravan of men riding camels, moving towards the left of the image. Four men on camels feature in the foreground: three of the men are carrying long spears; the man behind them is leading a another camel by its reins and has turned in his saddle to admonish it. In the background, more men on camels and carrying spears can be faintly seen.

Place of Origin

Paris (printed)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Marilhat, Prosper Georges Antoine, born 1811 - died 1847 (artist)
Boilly (printmaker)
Delalze, A. (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Etching print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'L'ARTISTE'
Central above image.

'LA CARAVANE'
Central below image.

'Marilhat del'
Below bottom-left corner of image.

'Tizé-de la. Coll[t?]ion de M Cam-lle Mazcille'
Below artist's name.

'[J?]. Boilly Sc'
Below bottom-right corner of image.

'Imp A. Delalze Paris'
Below printmakers name.

Dimensions

Height: 26.4 cm sheet, Width: 35.5 cm sheet, Height: 18.2 cm plate impression, Width: 24.4 cm plate impression

Descriptive line

'La Caravane'. Caravan of men riding camels and carrying spears, moving towards the left of the image. Etching print on paper. After Marilhat. Etched by Boilly. Printed by A. Delalze, Paris. 19th century.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Etching (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Men; Caravan; Camels; Spears

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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