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ID: 700001076Record Type: Movable Work
Fontaine du point du jour, à gauche sortant du château de Versailles, ornée de deux grouppes d'animaux de bronze, representant un tigre qui terrasse un ours, et un limier qui terrasse un cerf ; lesquels jettent de l'eau (etching (print); Raymond (etcher, fl. 17th cent.); published: Chez Mortain Po...; published 17th century; Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, ...; 666291; (CMalG)1366-954; accession number: P910002** (FF. 1253))
Note: The print depicts a fountain in the gardens of the château de Versailles, known as the Fontaine de la pointe du jour, or the Fountain of the dawn. The decorations feature bronze sculptures by Jacques Houzeau, smelted in the Keller workshop, that represent a tiger and a bloodhound felling a bear and a stag respectively. The basin is flanked by a statue of Water by Pierre Le Gros and one of Spring by Philippe Magnier; Forms part of the Collection of festival prints, 1530-1887 (Special Collections accn. no. P910002**). Publication: A Paris: Chez Mortain Pont Notre-Dame avec privilege du Roy, [16--].
Titles:
Fontaine du point du jour, à gauche sortant du château de Versailles, ornée de deux grouppes d'animaux de bronze, representant un tigre qui terrasse un ours, et un limier qui terrasse un cerf ; lesquels jettent de l'eau (preferred,C,U,RP,French-P,U,U)
Fontaine de la pointe du jour (Fountain of the dawn, Versailles) (C,U,DE,English,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)
engraving (print) [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)
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>)

Classifications:
prints (preferred)

Creation Date: published 17th century

Creator Display:
Raymond (etcher, fl. 17th cent.); published: Chez Mortain Pont Notre-Dame avec privilege du Roy [preferred,GRISC]
artist Legros, Pierre, I (French sculptor, 1629-1714) [500003450]
artist Magnier, Philippe (French sculptor and draftsman, 1648-1715) [500086469]
artist Houzeau, Jacques (Fremch sculptor, 1624-1691) [500122481]
printmaker Raymond (French etcher, active 17th century) [500353743]
Girard (French draftsman, active 17th century) [500353745]
publishers Term Not Found [500353746]
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: 666291; (CMalG)1366-954; accession number: P910002** (FF. 1253)
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
Other: Publication: Paris [7008038] Île-de-France (region (administrative division)), France (nation), Europe (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: 1 print: engraving, etching
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 27 x 41 cm, on sheet 32 x 47 cm
General Subject:
architecture (preferred )
another art work
landscape

Specific Subjects:
fountains [300006179]
.....(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 function>, hydraulic structures, <hydraulic structures by function>, water distribution structures) (AAT)
gardens (open spaces) [300008090]
.....(Objects Facet, Built Environment (Hierarchy Name), Open Spaces and Site Elements, open spaces, <open spaces by form>) (AAT)
Versailles, Parc de [1103109]
.....(Île-de-France (region (administrative division)), France (nation), Europe (continent), World (facet)) (TGN)
histories (literature genre) [300026358]
.....(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Information Forms (Hierarchy Name), information forms (objects), document genres, <document genres by form>, literature (writings), document genres for literary works) (AAT)

Inscriptions: Fontaine du point du jour, à gauche sortant du château de Versailles, ornée de deux grouppes d'animaux de bronze, representant un tigre qui terrasse un ours, et un limier qui terrasse un cerf ; lesquels jettent de l'eau dessiné par Girard, fontainier du roy ; gravé par Raymond. "B. L'eau par M. le Gros / A. Le Printems par M. Maniere"--engraved within the image.; "ils ont êté modelez par Houzeau, et fondus par les Kellers"--engraved in the lower margin.
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Fontaine du point du jour, à gauche sortant du château de Versailles, ornée de deux grouppes d'animaux de bronze, representant un tigre qui terrasse un ours, et un limier qui terrasse un cerf ; lesquels jettent de l'eau........ [GRISC,VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) 666291
Fontaine de la pointe du jour (Fountain of the dawn, Versailles)........ [VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) note
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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