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Title(s):

Le cochet, le chat et le souriceau: fable CVIII Fables choisies mise en vers

Maker(s):

Chedel, Pierre Quentin; printmaker; French artist, 1705-1763
Oudry, Jean-Baptiste; draughtsman; after; French artist, 1686-1755

Category:

print

Name:

print

Date:

1755 1759

School/Style:

French

Production
Note:

Illustration to Jean de La Fontaine, 'Fables choisies mise en vers'.

Technique:

etching

Material(s):

black carbon ink; medium
laid paper; support

Dimension(s):

height, plate, 305, mm
width, plate, 226, mm
height, sheet, 331, mm
width, sheet, 245, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1991; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Notes:

Illustration to Jean de La Fontaine, 'Fables choisies mise en vers', Paris, Desaint et Saillant, 1755-59, 4 vols.

Acquisition Credit:

Bequest of Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Inscription(s):

signature; image lower right; printed; CHEDEL. sc.
title; plate lower centre, on plaque; printed; LE COCHET, LE CHAT, ET LE SOURICEAU. Fable CVIII.
signature; plate lower left; printed; J. B. Oudry inv.
signature; plate lower right; printed; Chedel sculp.
inscription; verso; graphite; Quintin Pierre Chedel / 18th century

Alternative
Number:

BN Inventaire (18thC); 113

Accession:

Object Number: P.2170-1991
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 95271; input: 2003-09-24; modified: 2003-09-24)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/95271





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