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Creator:
Print made by Johann Philip Koch, ca. 1716–1796, German
after Johann Esaias Nilson, 1721–1788, German
Title:
L'Automne - Der Herbst
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 × 19 1/2 inches (40.6 × 49.5 cm) and Plate: 13 3/8 × 16 7/8 inches (34 × 42.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "KHK3"

Lettered inside image, lower left: "I Easaias Nilson invent. et delin."; lower center: "L' Automne. | Der Herbst"; lower right: "Ioh. Phil. Koch Sculps. et excud"; lower left: "Les plaisirs et douceurs que l'amour | nous donne | Ma foi! ne paroient pas avec le | temps durer. | Si le jous tout divin que nous fournit | l'automne | au milieu des plaisirs ne venoit | enyvrer"; lower right: "So scherzt und tantz et man, der Wein | gibt neue Krafft, | Doch wurde diese Lust man nicht gar | lang geniessen, | Wenn man die susse Frucht von Bachus | Lebens-sasst | Nicht Sorgenloss dabey liess in die Kehle | fliessen."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1353
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23203
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