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Screen Design: Triomphe de Pomone [Triumph of Pomona] from Nouveaux Morceaux pour des paravents [New Concepts for Screens]

Charles-Nicolas Cochin1740

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

One of five panel designs for a folding screen. The other designs in the series include Rocaille (Rococo Motifs) etched by Charles Nicolas Cochin ; and Hommage Champêtre (Pastorale); Léda; and Triomphe de Priape (Triumph of Priapus) all etched by Claude Duflos the Younger. This panel design depicts Pomona, a nymph who adored her fruit trees and gardens, two young companions, a male and a female, and a rustic building in the background. Below, a cartouche decorated with fruits and leaves, the interior decorated with a circular courtyard, a fountain and grotesque mask.

Details

  • Title: Screen Design: Triomphe de Pomone [Triumph of Pomona] from Nouveaux Morceaux pour des paravents [New Concepts for Screens]
  • Creator: Charles-Nicolas Cochin the younger
  • Date Created: 1740
  • Type: Print
  • Rights: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
  • Medium: Etching and engraving on white laid paper
  • Viewing Notes: One of five designs for a five-panel screen. The others in the series are Rocaille (Rococo Motifs); Hommage Champêtre (Pastorale); Léda; and Triomphe de Priape (Triumph of Priapus) all etched by Claude Duflos the Younger.
  • Provenance: Jean Léon Decloux
  • Paper Support: White laid paper
  • Inscribed: On plate, lower left: F. Boucher inv.; lower center, TRIOMPHE DE POMONE; lower right: Cochin Filius Sculp.; lower center: A Paris chez De Larmessin graveur du Roy, rue des Noyers à la deuxieme Porte cochere à gauche entrant par la rue St. Jacques A.P.D.R.
  • Dimensions: Platemark: 52.3 x 26.3 cm (20 9/16 x 10 3/8 in.)Sheet: 63.9 x 44.5 cm (25 3/16 x 17 1/2 in.)

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