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Support: Laid paper
Sheet: 29.9 x 23.2 cm (11 3/4 x 9 1/8 in.); Platemark: 19 x 12.9 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/16 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 1996.229.13
Catalogue raisonné: Guilmard 8
Trained as a sculptor, Saly etched a series of 30 vase designs while studying at the Académie de France in Rome. After his return to Paris, the publication announcement for the Suite of Vases endorsed the prints as an indication of the sculptor’s ingenuity and freedom of design. The vase designs also nourished an appetite for the revival of classical elements, or Neoclassicism, in decorative arts that developed in the mid-18th century.
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