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ID number:  BIRBI-61.4/1
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Artist / Maker:  Petitot, Ennemond-Alexandre (1727-1801)
Title / Object name:  Suite de Vases: Page One
Object type:  Print
Place made:  Parma
Culture:  French
Date made:  1764
Materials:  Etching on laid paper
Measurements:  Plate: 220 x 165 mm; paper: 420 x 280 mm; mount: 630 x 520 mm
Provenance:  Series purchased from Marlborough Rare Books Ltd., June 1961, for £25

Page one is dedicated to Guillaume du Tillot, the First Minister, who was responsible for introducing Petitot to the Court in Parma. A low and wide vase is held on the backs of two centaurs. Swags of ivy hang down to a roundel which is bordered by laurel leaves and includes the date 1764.

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