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Print, The Sense of Taste

This is a Print. It was designed by François-Thomas Mondon. It is dated ca. 1740 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is brush and watercolor on paper, mounted. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

78.1 × 54.7 cm (30 3/4 × 21 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: rosary

It is inscribed

Bottom: a leopard (?) sits on rocaille and shell motifs over: "LE GOUST. / à Paris chés Charpentier, rue St. Jacques au Coq. Avec privilège du Roy". Bottom left: "Mondon invenit".

Cite this object as

Print, The Sense of Taste; Designed by François-Thomas Mondon (French, ca. 1709 – 1755); France; brush and watercolor on paper, mounted; 78.1 × 54.7 cm (30 3/4 × 21 9/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-281

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