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What is this?

A shell-work fountain on a mound of rockwork in the foreground, with two monkeys at the left. In the background, a temple portico houses another fountain, with vase and pyramid beside it.

This is a print from France. It is dated 1730s and we acquired it in 1931. Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

etching, engraving on white paper

Its dimensions are

49.4 x 24.8 cm (19 7/16 x 9 3/4 in.) Frame: 60.3 x 44.8 x 2.5 cm (23 3/4 x 17 5/8 x 1 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on plate, lower left: F. Boucher inv.; lower center: ROCAILLE; lower right: Cl. Duflos sculp.

This object was designed by François Boucher and print maker: Claude-Augustin Duflos

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Print, "Rocaille [Rococo Design], in Nouveaux Morceaux pour des Paravents [New Concepts for Screens]", 1730s |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=23 November 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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