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Public Promenade (La Promenade Publique)

18th century
485 x 645 mm (19.1 x 25.4 in.)

Philibert Louis Debucourt, French, (1755–1832)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching, engraving, and aquatint printed in pink, blue, ochre, and black from four plates on heavyweight wove paper
State: Fourth of four states
Print impression quality: Very good; yellow printing seems to be absent, but ochre printing is visible
Edition: Published by Depeuille, 52 rue Denis, Paris
Marks: Signed in image, lower right: monogram “DB. 92”; inscribed below image, lower left: “Dessiné & Gravé par Debucourt Peintre & Graveur”
Bibliography: Fenaille (1899) 35 iii/iii; Widener (National Gallery of Art) iv/iv; Carlson and Ittmann 103, reproduced on cover and p. 291, with identities of two figures; Edmond and Jules de Goncourt (1873–74 edition), vol. 2, pp. 242–46, with identity of one figure.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds and Weedon Endowment funds in honor of Ellen G. D’Oench (BA Wesleyan 1973, Trustee 1977–1979, DAC Curator 1979–1998) on the occasion of her twentieth reunion, 1993
Accession Number: 1993.16.1

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Location Latitude: French, Longitude: D'Oench

  • plate Dimensions: 485 x 645 mm (19.1 x 25.4 in.)

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