Bérain, Jean (the Elder) (1640-1711; French), & Scotin, Gérard (1671-1716: French)
Ornemens de peinture et de sculpture qui sont dans la Galerie d’Apollon, au Chasteau du Louvre, et dans le grand Appartement du Roy, au Palais des Tuilleries. Dessinez et gravez par les Srs Berain, Chauveau, et le Moine 1710 [title page]
Engraving, 36.2 x 26.0 cm (plate), 58.2 x 42.8 cm irreg. (sheet)
Gift of George Collins Levey 1879
National Gallery of Victoria (p.183.107-1)

Levey gift, cat.54

This is the title page for the 1710 publication of 29 engravings documenting the two decorative projects involved: see now Bérain Galerie d’Apollon [Ornemens, pls.2-12] {1879} NGV [PR]Chauveau Grand Apartment of the Tuileries Palace 1710 [Ornemens, pls.13-25] {1879} NGV [PR] and Lemoyne Lambris [Ornemens, pls.26-29] {1879} NGV [PR] [Levey gift, cat.55-82]: refer individual entries for full details.

The present print is inscribed below the image with the names of Bérain as draughtsman and Scotin as engraver (see linked artist entries for details).


Not listed in NGV 1894 or 1905

Listed and illustrated as shown here in the NGV catalogue, citing IFF 24-34 (Bérain)

See also Suite et arrangement (1727), p.3; and Duplessis Cabinet du roi (1869), p.15