[Frontispiece?; an emblem of architecture/design.]
[French, n.d., c.1750.]
Engraving, laid paper, large margins; 215 x 160mm. 8½ x 6¼".
Putti engaged in draughtsmanship and calculations with a compass, under the supervision of a classical female figure; a river, buildings and architectural fragments to background. After Charles-Nicolas Cochin (1715-1790). Pierre Soubeyran (1709-1775), who engraved many of Cochin's designs, became Director of the Ecole de Dessin at Geneva, Switzerland in 1751.
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