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Rocaille Design with Chinese Figure

Jean Mondon1736

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Rocaille ornament design with small cartouche, acanthus leaves, floral motif, and distorted bird figures. A Chinese figure watching the entire scene from the upper left corner of the cartouche.

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Details

  • Title: Rocaille Design with Chinese Figure
  • Creator: Jean Mondon
  • Date Created: 1736
  • Provenance: From the Collection of Léon Decloux
  • Dimensions: Platemark: 23.3 x 17.8 cm (9 3/16 x 7 in.)Sheet: 31.9 x 23.5 cm (12 9/16 x 9 1/4 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • Rights: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
  • Medium: Engraving on white laid paper

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