Print, The Sense of Taste
This is a Print. It was designed by François-Thomas Mondon. It is dated ca. 1740 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is brush and watercolor on paper, mounted. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
Its dimensions are
78.1 × 54.7 cm (30 3/4 × 21 9/16 in.)
It has the following markings
It is inscribed
Bottom: a leopard (?) sits on rocaille and shell motifs over: "LE GOUST. / à Paris chés Charpentier, rue St. Jacques au Coq. Avec privilège du Roy". Bottom left: "Mondon invenit".
Cite this object as
Print, The Sense of Taste; Designed by François-Thomas Mondon (French, ca. 1709 – 1755); France; brush and watercolor on paper, mounted; 78.1 × 54.7 cm (30 3/4 × 21 9/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-281