Print, Cartouche and Fountain
This is a Print. It was designed by Pierre-Edmé Babel and engraved by Pierre-Edmé Babel and published by Jacques Chéreau. It is dated 1738 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
It is credited
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
Its dimensions are
Sheet: 34.3 x 22.2 cm (13 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.) Platemark: 28.3 x 18.4 cm (11 1/8 x 7 1/4 in.)
It is inscribed
Top right: I Bottom left: Babel Delineavit et Sculpsit Bottom center: Differents compartiments d'Ornements/ A Paris chez Jacques Chereau rue St. Jacques au grand St. Remy Bottom right: Avec Priviliege du Roi
Cite this object as
Print, Cartouche and Fountain; Designed by Pierre Edme Babel (French, 1720–1775); France; engraving on off-white laid paper; Sheet: 34.3 x 22.2 cm (13 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.) Platemark: 28.3 x 18.4 cm (11 1/8 x 7 1/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-231-2