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Designer:
Jean Bérain, the elder, French, 1640 – 1711  Search this
Jean Bérain the Younger, French, 1674 – 1726  Search this
Print Maker:
Jean Bérain, the elder, French, 1640 – 1711  Search this
Jean Bérain the Younger, French, 1674 – 1726  Search this
Publisher:
Nicolas Langlois, French, 1640 - 1703  Search this
Medium:
Etching and engraving on laid paper
Object Name:
Print
Type:
Print
Published in:
Paris, France
Date:
ca.1670–ca.1700
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
An ornament design incorporating a heraldic or armorial achievement to the right. The coat of arms is a crowned lion, framed by a helmet and scrolling foliage. To the right a large ornament design featuring a female terminal figure or herm, connected to scrolling foliage, acanthus leaves, and rosettes, with a perched bird. The plate is numbered and signed.
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1921-6-238-5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4dc518eaa-9f97-4846-9acc-4a66a4b4eef4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1921-6-238-5