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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2017.120.74
People
Pierre Alexandre Tardieu, French (1756 - 1844)
After Jean-Antoine Watteau, French (Valenciennes 1684 - 1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Title
Pastoral Pleasures
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Les plaisirs pastoral / Gaudium Pastorale
Series/Book Title: Recueil Jullienne
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
18th century
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/359131
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Engraving and etching
Dimensions
sheet: 47 × 62.5 cm (18 1/2 × 24 5/8 in.)
35.7 × 44.5 cm (14 1/16 × 17 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin, left: A Watteau pinxit.
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin, right: N. Tardieu Sculp.
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin, left and right: LES PLAISIRS PASTORAL / Gravé d'apres le Tableau original Peint par Watteaux / de la même grandeur de lestampe. // GAUDIUM PASTORALE / Scalptum juxtà Exemplar ejusdem magnitudinis / a Watteavo depictum.
  • inscription: in plate, lower margin, centered: Tiré du Cabinet de Mr. P. Mariette / a Paris 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
iii/iv
Standard Reference Number
Dacier & Vuaflart 209
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard Norton Memorial Fund
Accession Year
2017
Object Number
2017.120.74
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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