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ID: 700001246Record Type: Movable Work
La Liberté (stipple engraving (print); unknown printmaker; published ca. 1793; Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, ...; 2715-401; 715401; (CMalG)1516-756; accession number: P980009* (bx.30,f.11))
Note: In an oval frame, Liberty is represented by a woman in a bust-length view, a Phrygian cap on her head, a tricolor belt around her waist, and a sword carried in shoulder-strap; Forms part of: Prints of the French Revolution, 1774-ca. 1840 (Special Collections, accn. no. P980009*). Publication: [ca. 1793].
Titles:
La Liberté (preferred,C,U,RP,French-P,U,U)
Liberté première patronne des Français (C,U,French,U,U)
Allegory of Liberty: Woman wearing a liberty cap (C,U,DE,English,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
stipple engraving (print) [300041364] (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, engravings (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 ca. 1793

Creator Display:
unknown printmaker [preferred,VP]
unknown (unknown cultural designation) [500125274]
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: 2715-401; 715401; (CMalG)1516-756; accession number: P980009* (bx.30,f.11)
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: stipple engraving, 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>)
stipple engraving (printing process) [300053239]
.......(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, engraving (printing process))

Dimensions: plate mark 16.7 x 13.4 cm, on sheet 21 x 14.8 cm
General Subject:
allegory (preferred )
human figure(s)

Specific Subjects:
Liberty (symbolic representation)
..... Iconography Candidate
liberty cap [300379146]
.....(Objects Facet, Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name), Costume (Hierarchy Name), costume (mode of fashion), costume accessories, worn costume accessories, <accessories by location on the head>, headgear, caps (headgear), <caps by form>) (AAT)
French Revolution
..... Iconography Candidate
human females [300025943]
.....(Agents Facet, People, people (agents), <people by gender>) (AAT)
woman (female human) [300025943]
.....(Agents Facet, People, people (agents), <people by gender>) (AAT)

Provenance: lfell; Purchase.
Inscriptions: La Liberté premiere patrone des Français. "La Liberté / Premiere Patrone des Français"--inscribed in the lower margin.
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
La Liberté........ [GRISC,VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) 715401
Liberté première patronne des Français........ [GRISC,VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
Allegory of Liberty: Woman wearing a liberty cap........ [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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