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ID: 700000299Record Type: Movable Work
Dessein de l'illumination et du feu d'artifice donné a Monseigneur le Dauphin a Meudon le 3e septembre 1735 (etching (print); Cochin, Charles Nicolas (printmaker, 1715-1790), after Debon...; published 1735?; Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, ...; (CMalG)1394-070; accession number: P950001** (FF. 28))
Note: The print depicts the fireworks display held September 3, 1735, at Meudon in celebration of the sixth birthday of the Dauphin, Louis; Against an ephemeral backdrop consisting of a colonnade and flaming structures, Hercules's twelfth labor is enacted before spectators; Forms part of Brock fireworks collection (Special Collections accn. no. P950001**); Trimmed close to plate mark.
Titles:
Dessein de l'illumination et du feu d'artifice donné a Monseigneur le Dauphin a Meudon le 3e septembre 1735 (preferred,C,U,RP,French,U,U)
Fireworks display held at Meudon in celebration of the sixth birthday of the Dauphin, Louis, on 3 September 1735 (C,U,DE,English-P,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
etching (print) [300041365] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>, prints (visual works), <prints by process or technique>, <prints by process: transfer method>, intaglio prints)
prints (visual works) [300041273]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)
engravings (prints) [300041340]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>, prints (visual works), <prints by process or technique>, <prints by process: transfer method>, intaglio prints)

Classifications:
prints (preferred)

Creation Date: published 1735?

Creator Display:
Cochin, Charles Nicolas (printmaker, 1715-1790), after Debonneval, M. [preferred,GRISC]
printmaker Cochin, Charles-Nicolas, the elder (French engraver, 1688-1754) [500008603]
designer Debonneval, M. (French royal official, active 1735) [500353675]
Locations:
Current: Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, Los Angeles county, California, United States) [500353615] Getty Research Institute, J. Paul Getty Trust, Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: (CMalG)1394-070; accession number: P950001** (FF. 28)
Credit Line: copyright J. Paul Getty Trust, Getty Research Institute, Special Collections
Address Note: 1200 Getty Center Dr., Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1688
Display Materials: 1 print: engraving, etching, b&w
prints (visual works) [300041273]
.......(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)
engraving (printing process) [300053225]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, image-making processes and techniques, <printing and printing processes and techniques>, printing processes, intaglio printing processes)
etching (printing process) [300053241]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, image-making processes and techniques, <printing and printing processes and techniques>, printing processes, intaglio printing processes)

Dimensions: plate mark 41.3 x 49.7 cm
General Subject:
event (preferred )
history and legend

Specific Subjects:
fireworks (visual works) [300249836]
.....(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>) (AAT)
customs (social) [300055807]
.....(Associated Concepts Facet, Associated Concepts, <culture and related concepts>, culture-related concepts) (AAT)
festivals [300073472]
.....(Activities Facet, Events, events (activities), celebrations) (AAT)
birthdays [300069093]
.....(Activities Facet, Events, events (activities), celebrations, anniversaries) (AAT)
Meudon [7009340]
.....(Île-de-France (region (administrative division)), France (nation), Europe (continent), World (facet)) (TGN)
theater (discipline) [300054148]
.....(Activities Facet, Disciplines (facet), disciplines, humanities, <arts and related disciplines>, arts (broad discipline), performing arts) (AAT)
ephemeral structure [300007997]
.....(Objects Facet, Built Environment (Hierarchy Name), Single Built Works (Hierarchy Name), single built works (built environment), <single built works by specific type>, <single built works by design>) (AAT)

Provenance: Jacques Vellekoop; London; Purchase; From the collection of Alan Brock and his son, Alan St. Hill Brock, English pyrotechnists
Inscriptions: Debonneval invenit ; C.N. Cochin filius delineavit et sculpsit. "Cette feste ordonnée par M. le duc de Gesvres pair de France, premier gentilhomme de la chambre du roy, à esté conduite par M. Debonneval intendant et controlleur de l'Argenterie menua plaisirs et affaires de la chambre de Sa Majesté."--lower margin. Title engraved below the image on both sides of the Bourbon coat of arms.
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Dessein de l'illumination et du feu d'artifice donné a Monseigneur le Dauphin a Meudon le 3e septembre 1735........ [GRISC,VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) 672066
Fireworks display held at Meudon in celebration of the sixth birthday of the Dauphin, Louis, on 3 September 1735........ [VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
........ Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Subject: ....... [GRISC,VP]
....................... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
Note:
English ..... [GRISC,VP]
..... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
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