Print, Cartouche with a Fountain in a Garden Setting in the Background
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 22.5 cm (13 1/2 x 8 7/8 in.) Platemark: 28 x 18 cm (11 in. x 7 1/16 in.)
It is inscribed
Bottom left: Babel delineavit et Sculp Bottom center: Cartouche representant fontaine et jardinages/A Paris chez Jacques Chereau rue St. Jacques au grand St. Remy Bottom right: Avec Privilege du Roi/ 2
Cite this object as
Print, Cartouche with a Fountain in a Garden Setting in the Background; Designed by Pierre Edme Babel (French, ca. 1720-1775); France; engraving on off-white laid paper; Sheet: 34.3 x 22.5 cm (13 1/2 x 8 7/8 in.) Platemark: 28 x 18 cm (11 in. x 7 1/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-231-8