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Le Chanteur de cantiques (The Hymn Singer)
  • Magdeleine Louise Horthemels, artist
    1686–1767
    active: France
    Charles Nicolas Cochin, II
    1715–1790
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France ; active: France
  • Le Chanteur de cantiques (The Hymn Singer), mid-late 1700s
  • Where object was made: France
  • engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 242 x 186 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/2 x 7 5/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 273 x 190 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2003.0008
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Black and white image of figures in a cityscape. There is a figure in the center of the image holding a thin pole that is touching a panel that is rounded on the top. The figure has a long jacket and long hair. There are hanging signs in the top right corner. There are figures in the foreground, shown full length. There is a woman in the center holding a flat tray with small objects on top. There is a bucket at bottom left. There are lines of black text below the image.