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Catalog Number PAP.Green.1961.003
Title Projet d'un Pont Triomphal à la Gloire immortel de Louis XVI.
Artist Germain, Louis, 1733-ca. 1791
Artist Daubenton
Date n.d.
Description View of the design of a bridge over the Seine River in Paris, France; multiple individuals are throughout the image on the Seine in boats and on the bridge walking
Object Name Print
Material Ink; Thin Paper
Technique Engraving; Etching
Dimensions H-29.6 W-46.6 cm
Credit line Gift of Beatrice Greenough
Provenance 1961, December 15 - Gift of Beatrice Greenough

The Greenough Estate Collection, including 25 cartons of books and over thirty prints and drawings, was given to the Redwood Library on December 15, 1961 by Beatrice Goelet Greenough (1908-1984) soon after the death of her only child, Gabrielle Ladd (1936-1960). Beatrice was the daughter of William Greenough (1874-1949) and Charlotte Warren (1885-1954) who collected most of the artwork herself. Charlotte was assisted by her father, Whitney Warren, who had donated a scrapbook of his architectural drawings to the Redwood Library.

Beatrice Greenough of Prescott Farm, a Portsmouth, RI resident for many years, died 24 April,1984. She left an uncle, Whitney Warren of San Francisco and two cousins, Michael Lloyd Reeves of Newport and Reginald Reeves of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.
Signed Name Daubenton inve - Germain s. 1775
Signed Name Location Lower Righht
Inscription Type Inscription
Inscription Technique Pencil
Inscription Location Back
Inscriptions and Marks Paginini || M
Collection Works on Paper - Greenough Collection
People Greenough, Beatrice, 1908-1984
Germain, Louis, 1733-ca. 1791
Notes n.d.
Related Publications Destailleur, Hippolyte Alexandre Gabriel Walter. 1890. Catalogue des estampes de l'e´cole franc¸aise du XVIIIe sie`cle imprime´es en noir et en coulour; pie`ces historiques et sce`nes de moeurs suites de costumes, portraits, oeuvres de Charlet, Gavarni, Lami, Monnier, les Vernet. [Paris]: [Impr. D. Dumoulin]. 60.

"Daubenton (d'apres) || 497. Project d'un pont triomphal a la gloire immortelle de || Louis XVI, par Germain, 1775."