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Collection de meubles et objets de goût

Collection Data

La Mésangère, Pierre de (1761-1831) (Artist)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1801 - 1831 (Approximate)
Place: Paris
Publisher: Au Bureau du Journal des dames,
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. French 1801 80-174
Decoration and ornament
Carriages and carts -- France
Furniture -- France -- 1800-1899
Content: Bibliothèque nationale, Paris. Estampes: Fonds français après 1800, XII, 342, no. 4 (755 plates)//Berlin. Staatliche Kunstbibliothek. Kat. der Ornamentstichsammlung,1274 (699 plates)//
Content: Binding, 19th century, of half maroon morocco and marbled paper boards.
Content: Comprises nos. 1-709 of the series of hand-colored engravings depicting furniture, carriages, draperies, decorative objects, jewelry, etc., issued in connection with the Journal des dames et des modes, edited by Pierre de la Mésangère. Nos. 1-7 dated an 10, i. e. 1801 or 1802;Bibliothèque nationale supplies dates 1807-1831 for the series.
Content: Nos. 12, 18: "Dess.né par Babin." Nos. 703-709: "Couët auteur et èditeur."
Content: Provenance: L. de Montgermont (cf. his Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque de M. L. de Montgermont. Paris, 1913, vol. 6, no. 27); Sir Robert Abdy (bookplate; cf. Bibliothèque de Sir A. Paris, 1975, no. 193.)
Content: Vols. 1-3 have engraved half-title only; vol. 4 has engraved t. p. with editor's monogram, imprint as above and date 180-. Each plate has caption title Meubles et objets de goût or Meubles et voitures.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 v. (709 col. plates (ca. 1400 figs.)) 28x40 cm.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10675876
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 50c8d5f0-c607-012f-53c9-58d385a7bc34
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