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Cet Elephant est arrivé á Paris, le 27 Decembre 1770, sous la conduite des sieurs Le Gagneur et Trevisany, cet Animal est d’autant plus Curieux á voir qu’il y á 103 ans quón n’a á vu en France.
  • J. M. Duchesne, artist
    active 1772–1776
    François Louis Joseph Watteau
    1758–1823
    born: Valenciennes, France ; died: Lille, France ; active: France
  • Cet Elephant est arrivé á Paris, le 27 Decembre 1770, sous la conduite des sieurs Le Gagneur et Trevisany, cet Animal est d’autant plus Curieux á voir qu’il y á 103 ans quón n’a á vu en France., circa 1772–1776
  • Where object was made: France
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 366 x 422 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 7/16 x 16 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 418 x 525 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 7/16 x 20 11/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase: Lucy Shaw Schultz Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2017.0008
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Exterior. An elephant walks from left to right, their right side visible to the viewer. At left behind the elephant are palm trees, and in the background buildings of a town and a man in a boat.