Record number 03/2678
TitleSecond Livre de Fontaines Inventées Par F. Boucher Peintre du Roy
ImprintA Paris: chez Huquier rue St. Jacques au coin de la rue des Mathurins. C.P.R., [between 1738 and 1749?]
Physical DescriptionPlates B1-7 (incl frontis.) 436 mm. (Folio). 
Summary NoteNeither the title-plate nor any other plate carries a date; but the address given on the title-plate was Huquier's from 1738 to 1749.
Responsibility NoteAll plates except the title plate are signed as designed by F. Boucher. All are signed as engraved by P. Aveline.

Each plate carries Huquier's imprint.
SubjectFountains - France - History - 18th century - Rococo
Designs - Pattern books - France - 18th century
Pictorial works - France - 18th century
Name as Subject Boucher, François, 1703 - 1770
Copy NoteEach print has been pasted in. In addition to the seven prints showing Boucher's designs for fountains there are also pasted in six small prints on mythic or allegoric subjects (two on each the first three sheets) and five small prints on the life of Christ (two each the fourth and fifth sheets and one on the sixth sheet). None of these small prints carries a signature, imprint or caption.
Binding Note18th-century sprinkled calf; rebacked in 1996, retaining earlier red and black morocco spine-labels lettered 'Oeuvres De Bouche & De La Iou'. Bound with 'Livre de Cartouches Inventés par François Boucher' and 20 others.
ProvenanceRecorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1802 (as 'Ornemens pour les Artistes, par Boucher, la Joue ...').
Contributors Boucher, François, 1703 - 1770, source artist, draughtsman
Aveline, Pierre, the younger, 1702 - 1760, engraver
Huquier, Gabriel, 1695 - 1772?, publisher
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