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Marie Antoinette

A work made of etching and engraving printed on two sheets as follows: oval portrait in wash manner on full sheet in yellow, blue, red, and black from four plates; decorative frame cut out in center, in blue and orange from two plates.
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  • A work made of etching and engraving printed on two sheets as follows: oval portrait in wash manner on full sheet in yellow, blue, red, and black from four plates; decorative frame cut out in center, in blue and orange from two plates.

Date:

1777

Artist:

Jean Francois Janinet (French, 1752-1814)
After Jean-Baptiste-André Gautier D’Agoty (French, 1740–1786)

About this artwork

Very probably this rare print never appeared in a large edition not only because of the complicated procedure involved in its making, but also because the process was illegally borrowed from Jacques Fabien Gautier Dagoty, who received a royal license for the technique.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jean François Janinet

Title

Marie Antoinette

Place

France (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1777

Medium

Etching and engraving printed on two sheets as follows: oval portrait in wash manner on full sheet in yellow, blue, red, and black from four plates; decorative frame cut out in center, in blue and orange from two plates

Dimensions

Image/sight: 25.2 × 20.3 cm (9 15/16 × 8 in.); Frame: 39.5 × 30.4 cm (15 9/16 × 12 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Netcher to The Charles Netcher II Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1934.465

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