Arrivée de L'opérateur à l'hostellerie (Arrival at the Inn)

Louis Gerard Scotin, French, 1690 - after 1755
after Jean-Baptiste Pater, French, 1695 - 1736



Engraving on medium wieght laid paper

Plate: 10 9/16 × 14 5/8 in. (26.8 × 37.2 cm)

Sheet (Irreg.): 16 5/8 × 22 11/16 in. (42.3 × 57.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Susan Schulman Printseller and Carolyn Bullard Fine Prints and Drawings, in honor of T. Barton Thurber



Place Made: France, Europe



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Not on view


Signed and dated, in plate, lower right margin: G. Scotin Sculp 1731.; titled, in plate, lower center margin: Arrivee de L'operateur a l'hostellerie. / Roman comique Tome premier Chap 15. / a Paris chez L. Surugue graveur du Roy rue des Noyers entre les deux premierre portes cocheres vis a vis St.Yves. [t in St. superscript]; inscribed, in plate, lower left margin: J.B. Pater pinxit; inscribed, in plate, lower right margin: a vec Privilege du Roy.; inscribed, in graphite, lower left margin: c 817/HI; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower right corner: K237; inscribed, in graphite, on mat, lower left corner: Gerard Scotin after Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Pater. Engraving. 1731.; inscribed, in graphite, on mat, lower right corner: $550.


Susan Schulman Printseller, New York and Carolyn Bullard Fine Prints and Drawings, Dallas, Texas; given to present collection, 2008.

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