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Print, Plate 2 from Livre Ier, Principes du dessin dans le genre du Paysage

This is a Print. It was engraved by Gilles Demarteau. It is dated after 1770 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is crayon manner engraving on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

Plate mark: 26.6 x 20 cm (10 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.) Paper: 27.8 x 21.1 cm (10 15/16 x 8 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Upper center: Planche 2eme Livre Ier. Center, under sketches: Les Numeros 1 et 2 de cette planche sont les memes que les Nos 4 et 6. de la planche Iere cet exemple sert a prower combien il est necessaire d'etablir dabord les masses sur lesquelles on peut aisement introduire toutes sortes de details. Upper left quadrant: 1 Center right quadrant: 2 Lower left: Le Prince Lower right: Demarteau Lower center: A Paris ches Demarteau Graveur du Rui, rue de la Pelterie a la Cloche.

Cite this object as

Print, Plate 2 from Livre Ier, Principes du dessin dans le genre du Paysage; Engraved by Gilles Demarteau (Belgian, active in France, 1722 – 1776); France; crayon manner engraving on white paper; Plate mark: 26.6 x 20 cm (10 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.) Paper: 27.8 x 21.1 cm (10 15/16 x 8 5/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-347

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