Livre de divers animaux pour dessus de portes par les meilleurs maitres.

Collection Data

Subjects include several breeds of dog, a fox, a lynx, a boar and a monkey.
Dunker, Balthasar Anton, 1746-1807 (Etcher)
Huquier, Gabriel, 1695-1772 (Etcher)
Huquier, Gabriel, 1695-1772 (Publisher)
La Rue, Philibert Benoît de, 1725-1780 (Etcher)
Oudry, Jean-Baptiste, 1686-1755 (Artist)
Meissonnier, Juste Aurèle, approximately 1693-1750 (Artist)
Bloemen, Pieter van, 1657-1720 (Artist)
Karl Theodor, Elector Palatine and Elector of Bavaria, 1724-1799 (Former owner)
Foulc, Edmond, -1916 (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1769 (Approximate)
Place: Paris
Publisher: Gabriel Huquier
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEM+ (Huquier) 01-268 no. 4
Animals -- France
Dogs -- France
Scientific illustrations
Ownership: Karl Theodor, Elector Palatine and Elector of Bavaria; Edmond Foulc
Citation/reference: BN fonds français, 18. s., XII, La Rue, no. 8
Engraved illustrated t.p. and 11 full-page etchings. Title page signed: J.A. Meissonnier del., Duncker sculp.; nos. 2-9 signed: J.B. Oudri del., Huquier ex., Duncker sculp.; no. 10 signed: Meisson[n]ier del., Huquier ex. et sculp.; no. 11 signed: Van Bloemen del., Huquier ex., La Rüe sculp. No. 12 has publisher's imprint, as above; signed: Van Bloemen del., La Rüe sculp. Numbered in plate 1-12.
Content: For approximate date of publication of related series, cf. Balthasar Anton Dunker. 1990, p. 11. Cf. also Nicolas, R. Balthasar-Anton Dunker. 1924, p. 34-35.
Physical Description
Extent: 12 prints : etching, b ; 27 x 39 cm.
Extent: Plate mark: 21 x 30 cm.
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15049898
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f589aa60-c625-012f-1687-58d385a7bc34
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