There is one other image of this object. This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.


See more objects with the color gainsboro silver grey darkslategrey dimgrey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline


  • We acquired this object.





  • You found it!

Print, Vase, plate 18 of "Suite de Vases"

This is a Print. It was designed by Ennemond-Alexandre Petitot and etched by Benigno Bossi and published by Benigno Bossi. It is dated 1764 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is etching on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled The Tortoise and the Vase.

This object was donated by Samuel Marx.

Its dimensions are

22 x 16.4 cm (8 11/16 x 6 7/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower left: Petitot In; lower right: Bossi Sc. Signed, in plate, lower right: Bossi Se

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, upper right: 18.

Cite this object as

Print, Vase, plate 18 of "Suite de Vases"; Designed by Eurimond-Alexandre Petitot (Parma, 1727–1801); Etched by Benigno Bossi (Parma, 1727–ca. 1793); Italy; etching on laid paper; 22 x 16.4 cm (8 11/16 x 6 7/16 in.); 1962-208-14

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Print, Vase, plate 18 of "Suite de Vases" |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=27 January 2023 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>