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Creator:
Print made by Paul Angier, active 1749, French (active in London)
after Jacques Rigaud, 1681–1754, French
Title:

A View of Paris

Former Title(s):

A View of Paris: From Pont Neuf to Pont Royal Shewing ye Samaritaine, the Quai de l'Ecole, the Old Lovre &c. on ye right hand of the River Seine; & on the other side ye Quai de Conti, ye College of the 4 Nations. &c.

Additional Title(s):

Ville de Paris

Ville de Paris: Prise du Milieu du Pont Neuf regardant vers le Pont Royal. D'ou l'on découre d'un coté la samaritaine, le Quai de l'Ecole, le Vieux Lovre &c. et de l'autre le Quai de Conti, le 4 Nations .&c.

Medium:
Etching and engraving hand-colored in watercolor and gouache on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 5/16 x 18 1/16 inches (31.2 x 45.9 cm), Plate: 10 1/4 x 18 1/16 inches (26.1 x 45.9 cm), Image (Image with text): 9 13/16 × 17 7/8 inches (24.9 × 45.4 cm), and Image: 9 x 17 15/16 inches (22.9 x 45.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered lower left below image within plate marks: "J. Rigaud Del.t"; lettered lower center below image within plate marks: "London, Printed for Robert Wilkinson, 58 Cornhill, & Bowles & Carver, 69 St. Paul's Church Yard."; lettered lower right below image within platemarks: "P. Angier Sculp"; lettered lower left to lower center within platemarks: "From Pont Neuf to Pont Royal Shewing ye Samaritaine, the Quai de l'Ecole, the Old Lovre & c. | on ye right hand of the River Seine; & on the other side ye Quai de Conti, ye College of the 4 Nations & c."; lettered lower center to lower right within platemarks: "Prise du Milieu du Pont Neuf regardant vers le Pont Royal D'ou l'on découre d'un coté la | samaritaine, le Quai de l'Ecole, le Vieux Lovre & c. et de l'autre le Quai de Conti, le 4 Nations & c."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1995.13.81
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | boats | bridge (built work) | canal | carts | cityscape | costume | dome | fence | gate | genre subject | Grand Tour | landscape | lanterns | river | road | statue | steps | stores | tent | vendors
Associated Places:
Europe | France | Paris | Pont Neuf | Pont Royal | Seine
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4667
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