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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2017.120.24
People
Benoît Audran the Younger, French (Paris 1700 - 1772 Paris)
After Jean-Antoine Watteau, French (Valenciennes 1684 - 1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Title
The Country Dance
Other Titles
Original Language Title: La danse paysane / Saltatio agrestis
Series/Book Title: Recueil Jullienne
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
18th century
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/359081
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Engraving and etching
Dimensions
sheet: 62.5 × 47 cm (24 5/8 × 18 1/2 in.)
plate: 45 × 33.6 cm (17 11/16 × 13 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin, right: B. Audran Sculp.
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin, left and right: LA DANSE PAYSANE / Gravée d'Apres le Tabeau original Peint par / Watteau, de mesme grandeur. // SALTATIO AGRESTIS. / Scalpta juxtà Exemplar Ejusdem magnitudinis / à Watteavo Depictum.
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin, centered: du Cabinet de Mr. de Monmerqué / a Paris chez F. Chereau graveur du Roy rue St.Jacques aux deux illiers d'Or avec privilege du Roy.
Provenance
Hugh Lupus Grosvenor, 1st Duke of Westminster, Eaton Hall, Cheshire, by 1884, by descent, sold [through Christie's, London, July 15, 2015, lot 172]; to private collection, United Kingdom, sold [through C. G. Boerner LLC, New York], to; Harvard Art Museums, 2017
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/iii
Standard Reference Number
Dacier & Vuaflart 27
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard Norton Memorial Fund
Accession Year
2017
Object Number
2017.120.24
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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