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Print From Copper Plate, "Proof for textile: The tomb of J.J.Rousseau"

type: Print from Copper Plate

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A number of apparently unrelated scenes; the tomb of Rousseau on the center right. Above it a house with two trees and poultry in front; next, on its left, upper row a well, a mill, and a Chinoiserie pavillion/edifice with two men in Chinese costume. Below, left to right: rotund temple ruins with three femal figures, women hanging up laundry, tomb; below right to left: rider on a horse drinking from a fountain with putto above, sheepshearing couple to left of tree, grazing horse with goat and dog below, woman with group of three children, roof of Chinoiserie (kb)


Bridget Mahon


Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design