Record number 05/4478
Title['Les Delices De L'Enfance' and five other plates on Chinese themes.]
Imprintà Paris: chès Audran ruë S. Jacques à la Ville de Paris., [17--?]
Physical Description[6] pl.; 318 mm.
Summary NoteThere is no title-plate or title-page, and no date of publication.

The plates are captioned, and show: [1] Les Delices De L'Enfance; [2] L'Oiseau A Bonnes Fortunes; [3] Le Paquet Incommode; [4] Le Concert Chinois; [5] Le Merite De Tout Pais; [6] La Reveuse. Each plate carries some lines of verse by Saderlet (pl. [1, 2, 4-6]) or Foci (pl. [3]).
Responsibility NoteAll plates are signed as drawn by Fr. Boucher, and as engraved by Balchou (pl.[1]) or Aveline le jeune (pl. [2-6]).

Each carries the imprint of Audran - apart from no. [4], where it seems to have been lost in binding in the Academy's copy.
SubjectWomen - Children - Costume - Dress - China
Drawings - Chinoiserie - France - 18th century - Rococo
Pictorial works - France - 18th century
Name as Subject Boucher, François, 1703 - 1770
Binding Note19th-century half calf, brown cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'Boucher & Verdier. Costumes & Acady. Figures' and 'R.A.' Bound with two others.
Variant TitleDélices De L'Enfance
Contributors Boucher, François, 1703 - 1770, source artist, draughtsman
Aveline, Pierre, the younger, 1702 - 1760, engraver
Balchou, fl. 18th century?, engraver
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