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Oeuvres de Jean Berain ... / recueillies par les soins du sieur Thuret ...

Bérain, Jean, 1640-1711.

[Paris] : Et se vendent chez Monsieur Thuret ..., [1711?]

Available at Special Collections  SPECIAL COLLECTIONS - CONTACT REFERENCE  (87-B5224 )()

  • Title:
    Oeuvres de Jean Berain ... / recueillies par les soins du sieur Thuret ...
  • Author/Creator: Bérain, Jean, 1640-1711.
  • Publisher Info.: [Paris] : Et se vendent chez Monsieur Thuret ..., [1711?]
  • Physical Desc.: 138 unnumbered leaves of plates in 1 volume : etchings ; 51.1 x 38 cm.
  • Language: French
  • Notes: First leaf of the present copy is title avant la lettre; title taken from Berlin. Second leaf is portrait of Bérain dated 1711. Third leaf is section title: Ornemens inuentez par I. Berain et se vendent chez Monsieur Thuret aux Galleries du Louvre; it is sometimes taken as title for the work as a whole when title is blank, as here.
    Foliation count includes two double-leaf plates bound in at the center fold, each counted as two leaves.
    Etchings by Jean Le Pautre, Juan Dolivar, Gérard-Jean-Baptiste Scotin, and others.
    In addition to ornamental designs, subjects of these plates include landscape architecture, scenes from the Commedia dell'arte and operas, ships, and sepulchral monuments and decorations for a number of late 17th century royal funerals.
    In Getty copy the five prints of section I are from Bérain's edition of 1700-1708.
    Bound: 19th-century full red morocco; gilt boards and spine; all edges gilt; bookplates of E. Foulc and Hans Fürstenberg on front pastedown.
  • References: Berlin. Ornamentstichsammlung, 343
  • Form/Genre: Pattern books -- France -- 17th century
    Pattern books -- France -- 18th century
    Prints -- France -- 17th century
    Prints -- France -- 18th century
    Etchings -- France -- 17th century
    Etchings -- France -- 18th century
  • Subjects: Decoration and ornament -- Louis XIV style Sepulchral monuments -- France Funeral decorations -- France
  • Contributors: Le Pautre, Jean, 1618-1682. Dolivar, Juan, 1641-1692. Foulc, Edmond, -1916, former owner. Fürstenberg, Hans, former owner. Scotin, Gérard-Jean-Baptiste, 1671-1716. Thuret, Jacques, 1669-1738.
  • Additional Title: Ornemens inuentez par I. Berain.
    Ornemens inventez par J. Berain.
  • Collection: Festival collection (Getty Research Institute)
  • Additional Place Name: France Paris.
  • ID/Accession Number: 87-B5224
  • OCLC Record Number: 85177725

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