Print, The Sense of Smell
This is a Print. It was designed by François-Thomas Mondon. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is etching, brush and watercolor on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
It is credited
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
Its dimensions are
19 5/16 X 21 15/16 in. (49.0 X 55.8 cm)
It is inscribed
In a framing with an arched top, and an escutcheon, bottom center, inscribed: "L"ODORAT." Bottom margin, left: "Mondon invenit;" center: "a Paris ches Charpentier rue St. Jacques au Coq. Avec privilege du Roy." Fragmentary framing line.
Cite this object as
Print, The Sense of Smell; Designed by François-Thomas Mondon (French, ca. 1709 – 1755); France; etching, brush and watercolor on paper; 19 5/16 X 21 15/16 in. (49.0 X 55.8 cm); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-290