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Creator:
Print made by Johann Philip Koch, ca. 1716–1796, German
after Johann Esaias Nilson, 1721–1788, German
Published by Johann Philip Koch, ca. 1716–1796, German
Title:

Le Printemps - Der Fruhling

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on thin, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 × 19 3/8 inches (40.6 × 49.2 cm) and Plate: 13 1/4 × 16 7/8 inches (33.7 × 42.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "KHK1"

Lettered inside image, lower center: "Le | Printemps | Der | Frühling."; lower left: "Un beau bouquet de fleurs me fait | un grand plaisir, | Et je de tout mon coeur à mon amant | le donne. | Ah! quand à mon coté, pour me bien | divertir, | Il conte fes amours, alors je le | couronne."; lower right: "Der Blumen bunter Schmuck macht un | gemein vergnügt, | Wenn sich ein schönes Kind an selbigen | ergözet, | Und es, wenn Coridon an seiner | Seite ligt, | Durch einen Liebes - Trieb ihm | einen Kranz aufsezet."; below image: "Ioh Esaias Nilson inv et delin. | Ioh. Phil. Koch Sculps. et excud."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1351
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23200
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