There is one other image of this object. This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

This and 12 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Book, Modèles de voitures d'époque Louis XV (Coach Designs from the Louis XV Period).

Object Timeline

1920

  • We acquired this object.

2007

2016

2021

  • You found it!

Bound Print, Vis à vis, Plate 1, Modèles de Voitures Louis XV

This is a Bound print. It was designed by Jean-François Chopard and engraved by Jean-François Chopard and published by Nicolas Jean Baptiste de Poilly. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

28.9 × 45.4 cm (11 3/8 × 17 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Printed in plate, lower left: J.F. Chopard Inv.; lower center: à Paris chez N. J. B. de Poilly rue S. Jacques à l’Esperance

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, upper right: 1; upper center: Vis a vis; upper left, superimposed on carriage parts: Lisoire / Fourchette / Jante; upper right, adjacent to carriage parts: Mouton / Lisoire; lower center, above the scale: Echelle de 5. Pièds

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Vis à vis, Plate 1, Modèles de Voitures Louis XV; Designed by Jean-François Chopard (French, active 18th century); France; engraving on laid paper; 28.9 × 45.4 cm (11 3/8 × 17 7/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-272-1

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18235825/ |title=Bound Print, Vis à vis, Plate 1, Modèles de Voitures Louis XV |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=26 October 2021 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>