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“Paul and Virginie” Furnishing Fabric

A work made of cotton, plain weave; engraved roller printed.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of cotton, plain weave; engraved roller printed.

Date:

1800/10

Artist:

Engraved by Charles Melchior Descourtis (French, 1750-1820) after Jean Michel Moreau, the Younger (French, 1741-1814)
Based on the story by Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (French, 1737-1814)
France, Nantes

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artists

Jean Michel Moreau, the Younger , Charles Melchior Descourtis (Engraver) , Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (Creator of work depicted)

Title

“Paul and Virginie” Furnishing Fabric, Paul et Virginie, Paul and Virginie

Places

France (Object made in), Nantes (Object made in)

Date

Made 1800-1820

Medium

Cotton, plain weave; engraved roller printed

Dimensions

35.4 × 86.4 cm (14 × 34 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Elinor Merrell

Reference Number

1980.678

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