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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M26273.1-66
People
Various Artists
Title
Album containing 66 etchings from "Fables Nouvelles," by La Motte, 1719
Other Titles
Alternate Title: French Fables (on spine)
Classification
Prints
Work Type
album
Date
c. 1830
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/51599
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bound album (black 3/4 calf and watered silk) with etchings tipped in
Dimensions
15 x 20.2 x 2.2 cm (5 7/8 x 7 15/16 x 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: yes, front flyleaf, brown ink, hand written, signed: record of ownership: A Set of Engravings from a Book of / French Fables. / sent me as a present by William Andrew Chatto Esqr / Author of the History of Wood Engraving. / Robert Balmanno / 1849
Provenance
William Andrew Chatto, gift to Robert Balmanno, 1849.
Robert Balmanno, gift from W. A. Chatto, 1849.
Pauline Lincoln, donation to HUAM, 2005.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Pauline Lincoln
Accession Year
2005
Object Number
M26273.1-66
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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