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Decoration for a Masked Ball given by the King

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

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  • A work made of etching and engraving on paper.

Date:

1746

Artist:

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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Artist

Charles Nicolas Cochin, I

Title

Decoration for a Masked Ball given by the King

Origin

France

Date

Made 1746

Medium

Etching and engraving on paper

Credit Line

John H. Wrenn Fund

Reference Number

1964.4

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