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Bound Print, Le Tambourin (The Tabor), Singeries ou différentes actions de la vie humaine représentées par des singes (Monkey Antics or Different Actions of Human Life Represented by Monkeys), ca. 1743

This is a bound print. It was designed by Christophe Huet and published by Charpentier and etched by Jean-Baptiste-Antoine Guelard. It is dated ca. 1743 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching 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

26 × 31.8 cm (10 1/4 × 12 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Printed in plate, lower right: J. Guélard Sculp. et ex. C.P.R.

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, lower center: LE TAMBOURIN; inscribed in graphite, lower left: c-8123

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Le Tambourin (The Tabor), Singeries ou différentes actions de la vie humaine représentées par des singes (Monkey Antics or Different Actions of Human Life Represented by Monkeys), ca. 1743; Designed by Christophe Huet (French, 1700–1759); France; etching on laid paper; 26 × 31.8 cm (10 1/4 × 12 1/2 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-319-22

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Embroidered and Embellished.

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