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The Declaration

ca. 1741-1745
18th century
444 x 350 mm (17.5 x 13.8 in.)

Charles Joseph Flipart, French, (1721–1797)
After Pietro Longhi, Italian, (ca. 1701–1785)
Engraved under the direction of Joseph Wagner (aka Giuseppe Wagner), German, (1706–1780)

Alternative title: The Morning Visit
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and engraving on laid paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “Giusep. Flipart Sc. Wagner dir. et vende Venezia”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Unidentified collector Le Clercq? (inscribed in brown ink on verso, probably in 18th-century hand: "Le Clercq").
Bibliography: Pignatti, Longhi (1969), fig. 472, see also figs. 469, 470, and 471, page 122, and pp. 28–30.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1957
Accession Number: 1957.19.1

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  • genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • Rococo

  • sheet Dimensions: 444 x 350 mm (17.5 x 13.8 in.)

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