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The Fountain

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

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  • A work made of engraving on paper.

Date:

1739

Artist:

Charles-Nicholas Cochin (French, 1715-1790)
after Jean Baptiste Siméon Chardin (French, 1699-1779)

About this artwork

In 1752 Charles Nicholas Cochin became the guardian of the King’s drawing collection and in 1755 the secretary of the Royal Academy, where he worked closely with the still-life and genre artist Jean Simeon Chardin to hang the annual Salons.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Charles-Nicholas Cochin, the younger

Title

The Fountain

Origin

France

Date

Made 1739

Medium

Engraving on paper

Dimensions

280 × 312 mm (plate); 389 × 514 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Elizabeth Gott Templeton Endowment

Reference Number

1997.655

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