Scène de Sacrifice (Antique Sacrifice), from Recueil de différentes compositions frises et ornements dessinées et gravées à la manière du lavis par La Grenée le Jeunen (Collection of Different Frieze Compositions and Ornaments Drawn and Engraved in the Wash Drawing Style by La Grenée the Younger) Artist: Jean Jacques Lagrenée II (French, 1739–1821)

Medium

Etching, aquatint, and lift-ground aquatint, printed in brown ink

Dimensions

sheet: 8 1/4 × 17 15/16 in. (21 × 45.5 cm)

Credit Line

Everett V. Meeks, B.A. 1901, Fund

Accession Number

2013.111.1

Geography
Culture
Period

18th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

The Albertina, Vienna (from a sale of duplicates in 1922)
Bibliography
  • "Acquisitions 2014," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin: Online Supplement (accessed December 1, 2014),
Object copyright
Additional information

Object/Work type

aquatints, etchings, friezes (ornamental bands), human figures (visual works), mythology

Marks

Verso: Collection stamp, Albertina Duplicate (Lugt suppl. 5d)

Inscriptions

verso, in graphite: F III. 30F94\r\nverso, printed in black ink and pasted on: 63687

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