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Print Maker:
Pierre Lepautre, French, 1652–1716  Search this
Publisher:
Jean Mariette, French, 1660–1742  Search this
Medium:
Etching and engraving on laid paper
Object Name:
Print
Type:
Print
Made in:
France
Published in:
Paris, France
Date:
1686–1716
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Fifth plate from a series of designs of portes-cochères (doors), newly made for various French royal houses. Highly ornamented arched double doors with different decoration on each door. The arched upper panels are the same, framed by a repeating pattern and a corbel in the center decorated with fleurons and palmette motifs. Below a double frieze with a wave pattern and a lamb’s tongue pattern below. Below, two central small rectangular panels framed by repeating patterns. The right side topped with a gadrooning running pattern and a central shell with s-scroll motifs. The left side, similar panel but topped with a central female head mask, s-scrolls, and fleurons motifs. The lower half on each door is the same with a vertical panel above a small horizontal panel, framed with repeating pattern moldings. The lower section of the doors features a wooden trellis pattern. The plate is signed and numbered, with a scale below.
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1921-6-353-5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4c8550b98-c3f2-4685-b0bb-74c2dfc9c917
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1921-6-353-5