O. Galeries et Salons

Print
c. 1776 - 1782 (Printed and published)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

An engraving depicting a section of a design for a gallery decorated in the neoclassical style with classical figures, Corinthian columns, vases on pedestals and roundels. Beneath the section is a plan for the gallery and a scale.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional TitlePlan et Coupe d'une Gallerie Ornée en face des Croisées (assigned by artist)
Materials and Techniques
Engraving on paper
Brief Description
Juste-Nathan Boucher (after), 'Plan et Coupe d'une Gallerie Ornée en face des Croisées', plate from a series of 15 sets of 4 plates each, designs for furniture, executed after Boucher's designs by various printmakers, French, ca. 1776-1782
Physical Description
An engraving depicting a section of a design for a gallery decorated in the neoclassical style with classical figures, Corinthian columns, vases on pedestals and roundels. Beneath the section is a plan for the gallery and a scale.
Dimensions
  • Average size height: 35.8cm
  • Width: 22.2cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
  • (Lettered with title)
  • 'Chereau Exc. Avec Privilege du Roy.' (Lettered)
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p. 230, 38.
  • (Berlin I) Berlin Königliche Museen, Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung, Leipzig, 1894, 32.
  • Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929
Collection
Accession Number
E.2440-1928

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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