La Peinture (Painting), plate 170 from Jean de Jullienne‘s L‘Œuvre d‘Antoine Watteau (The Works of Antoine Watteau) also known as the Recueil Jullienne

Louis Desplaces, French, 1682 - 1739, after Jean-Antoine Watteau, French, 1684 - 1721

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about 1726-1731

Etching and engraving on paper

Image: 9 1/2 × 6 7/16 in. (24.1 × 16.3 cm)

Mount: 11 13/16 × 8 9/16 in. (30 × 21.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift from Jane and W. David Dance, Class of 1940

PR.2004.8.3

Publisher

Gaspard Duchange, Paris

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Watteau Pinxit.; inscribed, in plate, lower center: LA PEINTURE. / Telle doit au Pinceau ce qu'elle à de renom, / Qui fait horreur à voir sans fard, & sous le linge: / Et pour peindre à son gré mainte laide Guenon, / Il faut être adroite comme un Singe. / AParis [AP in ligature] chez Duchange Graveur du Roy rue S.t [t in superscript] Jacques.; inscribed, in plate, lower right: Desplaces Sculp.

Course History

ANTH 12.4, Your Inner Chimpanzee, Kes Schroer, Winter 2015

ANTH 12.4, Your Inner Chimpanzee, Kes Schroer, Winter 2015

ANTH 12.4, Your Inner Chimpanzee, Kes Schroer, Spring 2014

ANTH 12.4, Your Inner Chimpanzee, Kes Schroer, Spring 2014

Provenance

Leo Steinberg, New York; sold to present collection, 2004.

Catalogue Raisonne

Goncourt (1875): 20; Dacier & Vuaflart (1921-29): 168

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