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Olivier de Serres

19th century
98 x 78 mm (3.9 x 3.1 in.)

Jean-François Millet, French, (1814–1875)
After Daniel de Serres, Unknown nationality

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph on wove paper from a pamphlet
State: Second of two states
Print impression quality: Good
Marks: Unsigned; inscribed on stone below image: “Olivier De Serre / Melot”; inscribed in pencil, lower margin: “From Sir John Day’s Collection by J.F. Millet after Daniel de Serres.”; inscribed with stamp on verso: “From G.W. Dowdeswell / 36 Chancery Lane”
Bibliography: Loys Delteil 23; Melot 23; Alfred Lebrun 24.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1937
Accession Number: 1937.D1.132

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  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]
  • oval images

  • image Dimensions: 98 x 78 mm (3.9 x 3.1 in.)

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