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1971.756 (RS117751)

Description

Black and white engraving of goddess Aurore in a garden standing on a leaf as she smells a flower.

Details

Maker
Levasseur, J. (Engraver)
Date
1867
Inscriptions
""PEINT PAR J.L. HAMON/GRAVE PAR J. LEVASSEUR/ L'Aurore/Imprime & Publie par GOUPIL & Cie. le 1er. 8bre. 1867/Berlin. Verla & von Goupil & Co./PARIS-LONDRES-LA HAYE/New York Published by M. Knoedler.""
Location of origin
France; New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Allegorical Figure
allegory (artistic device)
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gardening
Gardening
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
24 x 20.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.756
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5437

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