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The Amusement of the Sultan

A work made of mezzotint on ivory laid paper, laid down on cream wove paper.
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  • A work made of mezzotint on ivory laid paper, laid down on cream wove paper.

Date:

1786

Artist:

Michel-Honoré Bounieu
French, 1740-1814

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Michel-Honoré Bounieu

Title

The Amusement of the Sultan

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

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1786

Medium

Mezzotint on ivory laid paper, laid down on cream wove paper

Dimensions

Plate/sheet: 37.6 × 48.5 cm (14 13/16 × 19 1/8 in.); Secondary support: 44.6 × 64.1 cm (17 9/16 × 25 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg to the Harry B. and Bessie K. Braude Memorial Collection

Reference Number

2013.508

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