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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2017.120.30
People
Etienne Brion, French (born 1729)
After Jean-Antoine Watteau, French (Valenciennes 1684 - 1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Title
Blindman's Buff
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Le colin maillard / Explorator Andabata
Series/Book Title: Recueil Jullienne
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1730
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/359087
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Engraving and etching
Dimensions
sheet: 47 × 62.5 cm (18 1/2 × 24 5/8 in.)
plate: 39.1 × 44 cm (15 3/8 × 17 5/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin, left: A. Watteau pinxit
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin, right: E. Brion Sculp
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin, left and right: LE COLIN MAILLARD / Gravé d'Apres le Tableau original Peint par Watteau haut de / 2.pieds sur 1. pied 7. pouces de large. // EXPLORATOR ANDABATA / Scalptus juxtà Exemplar à Watteavo depictum cujus altitudo pedem 2 et / latitudo pedem 1. cum 7. uncüs continet.
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin, centered: Tiré du Cabinet de Mr. de Jullienne.
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin, centered: 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
after ii?
Standard Reference Number
Dacier & Vuaflart 212
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard Norton Memorial Fund
Accession Year
2017
Object Number
2017.120.30
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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