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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2018.2
People
Jacques Philippe Le Bas, French (Paris 1707 - 1783 Paris)
After Claude Lorrain, French (Chamagne 1604 - 1682 Rome)
Title
Printing Plate: The Old Port of Messina
Classification
Prints
Work Type
printing plate
Date
18th century
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/359951
Location
Level 3, Room 3600, University Research Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching and engraving on copper printing plate
Technique
Etching and engraving
Dimensions
50 × 63.7 cm (19 11/16 × 25 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in reverse, below image: Ancien Port de Messine
  • inscription: lower right, below image: Cl. Lorrain P
  • inscription: lower left, in plate: J P Le Bas f [partially effaced]
  • inscription: lower center, below image: [effaced inscription]
Provenance
[Hill-Stone, Inc., South Dartmouth, MA], sold; to Harvard Art Museums, 2018
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Jakob Rosenberg Fund
Accession Year
2018
Object Number
2018.2
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

States of Play: Prints from Rembrandt to Delsarte, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/04/2021 - 01/02/2022

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