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Copperplate Engraving, from Encyclopédie

A work made of engraving on cream laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of engraving on cream laid paper.

Date:

1762/77

Artist:

A. J. Defehrt (French, active 18th century)
after Benoît-Louis Prévost (French, c. 1735-1809)
published by André le Breton (French, 1708-1779), Michel-Antoine David (French, c. 1707-1769), Laurent Durand (French, 1712-1763), and Antoine-Claude Briasson (French, 1700-1775)

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

A. J. Defehrt

Title

Copperplate Engraving, from Encyclopédie

Origin

France

Date

1762–1777

Medium

Engraving on cream laid paper

Dimensions

320 × 206 mm (image); 355 × 225 mm (plate); 390 × 255 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

1941.133.3

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