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Ornament Panel Depicting the Abduction of Hélène, pl. 24 in Oeuvre de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier

Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier1748

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Panel with scene showing the abduction of Hélène on a terrace with balcony and stairway, a canopy at top. The scene is framed with volutes, acanthus leaves, rosettes, and shells.

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  • Title: Ornament Panel Depicting the Abduction of Hélène, pl. 24 in Oeuvre de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier
  • Creator: Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier
  • Date Created: 1748
  • Provenance: Jean Léon Decloux (Decloux 173)
  • Paper Support: Off-white laid paper
  • Inscribed: Inscribed on plate, upper left: D; upper right: 24; lower left: Meissonnier Archite. jn.; lower right: Obelle Sculp.; lower center: avec privilege du Roi
  • Dimensions: Platemark: 11.5 x 20.9 cm (4 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • Rights: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
  • Medium: Etching on off-white laid paper

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