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Decoration for a Masked Ball given by the King

A work made of etching and engraving on paper.
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  • A work made of etching and engraving on paper.




Charles Nicolas Cochin I (French, 1688-1754)
after Charles-Nicholas Cochin the younger (French, 1715-1790)

About this artwork

This festive scene is the Masked Ball given by King Louis XV in the main hall of the Chateau of Versailles at midnight on February 251 1746, to celebrate the marriage of the Dauphin Louis with Marie Therese Infanta of Spain.


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Charles Nicolas Cochin, I


Decoration for a Masked Ball given by the King


France (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1746


Etching and engraving on paper

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John H. Wrenn Fund

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