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1923

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Print, Seated Shepherd Playing with a Dog

This is a Print. It was after Jean-Baptiste Huët and engraved by Gilles Demarteau. It is dated 1770–75 and we acquired it in 1923. Its medium is crayon manner engraving on heavy cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

19.0 x 24.0 cm (7 1/2 x 9 7/16 in. ), plate

It has the following markings

Mark: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration stamp in brown, lower center right, verso: Lugt 457e

It is signed

Imprinted in red-brown ink, lower left margin: J.B. Huët inv. del. 1770.; lower right margin: Demarteau l'ainé sc./N°. 213

It is inscribed

Imprinted in red-brown ink, lower center: A Paris chéz Demarteau Graveur du Roi rue de la Pelterie a la Choche

Cite this object as

Print, Seated Shepherd Playing with a Dog; Engraved by Gilles Demarteau (Belgian, active in France, 1722 – 1776); France; crayon manner engraving on heavy cream laid paper; 19.0 x 24.0 cm (7 1/2 x 9 7/16 in. ), plate; 1923-21-2

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