Marie Antoinette

A work made of etching and engraving printed on two sheets as follows: oval portrait in wash manner on full sheet in yellow, blue, red, and black from four plates; decorative frame cut out in center, in blue and orange from two plates.
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  • A work made of etching and engraving printed on two sheets as follows: oval portrait in wash manner on full sheet in yellow, blue, red, and black from four plates; decorative frame cut out in center, in blue and orange from two plates.

Date:

1777

Artist:

Jean Francois Janinet (French, 1752-1814)
After Jean-Baptiste-André Gautier D’Agoty (French, 1740–1786)

About this artwork

Very probably this rare print never appeared in a large edition not only because of the complicated procedure involved in its making, but also because the process was illegally borrowed from Jacques Fabien Gautier Dagoty, who received a royal license for the technique.

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Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jean François Janinet

Title

Marie Antoinette

Origin

France

Date

1777

Medium

Etching and engraving printed on two sheets as follows: oval portrait in wash manner on full sheet in yellow, blue, red, and black from four plates; decorative frame cut out in center, in blue and orange from two plates

Dimensions

252 × 203 mm (image/sight); 395 × 304 mm (frame)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Netcher to The Charles Netcher II Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1934.465

Extended information about this artwork

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