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Les Monuments de Paris: T.8b-1970

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Les Monuments de Paris
Translated as: The Monuments of Paris


Leisnier, Nicolas Auguste (Engraver)
Les Bas, Hippolyte (Designer)


Linen, polychrome Toile de Jouy panel. On the left, the view from the Pont Neuf, with the statue of Henri IV, alternates with the Pantheon; on the right the Fontaine des Innocents alternates with Perrault's east front of the Louvre. The large medallions and cartouches are framed by allegorical figures, scrolls, heads in medallions and trophies of arms, against a grid and rosette background.

Legal notes

Given by the Rhode Island School of Design

Measurements and weight

Length: 54 cm
Width: 24 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Jouy-en-Josas ⪼ Ile-de-France ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1970-12-03) by Rhode Island School of Design, USA


Production date: circa AD 1818


Both engraver and designer are associated with France

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Weaving : Linen, polychrome Toile de Jouy
Roller printing Block printing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.8b-1970
Primary reference Number: 110537
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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