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Print, Prestre de la Loy (The Priest of the Law), plate 9 from the series Caravanne du Sultan à la Mecque (Caravan of a Sultan Going to Mecca)

This is a Print. It was created by Joseph Marie Vien the Elder and etched by Joseph Marie Vien the Elder. It is dated 1748 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is etching on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor G. Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

Platemark: 20.4 x 13.5 cm (8 1/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed across lower margin: Prestes de La Loy; J.V. del. Sc.

Cite this object as

Print, Prestre de la Loy (The Priest of the Law), plate 9 from the series Caravanne du Sultan à la Mecque (Caravan of a Sultan Going to Mecca); Joseph Marie Vien the Elder (French, 1716 – 1809); France; etching on cream laid paper; Platemark: 20.4 x 13.5 cm (8 1/16 x 5 5/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor G. Hewitt; 1962-195-23

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