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Cat Concert, from the series 'De la galerie de S.A.S. Monseigneur le Duc d'Orleans', ca. 1786, ca. 1808

  • etching, paper
  • 369 x 239 mm
  • Inv. 2015-DQ

Public Domain

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A group of cats is gathered in front of a music book. They are 'making music' and 'sing'. Musical instruments are scattered in the foreground.


Jacques Couché RKD
engravers (printmakers)AAT

Benoît Louis Prévost RKD
Paris 1747 - ca. 1804 - 1809

Pieter I Bruegel RKD
Breda ca. 1526 - 1530 - Brussels 1569

Title Cat Concert, from the series 'De la galerie de S.A.S. Monseigneur le Duc d'Orleans'
Date ca. 1786
ca. 1808
Period 18th century
19th century
Medium and support etching AAT
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings inscription outside the depiction, below: Peint par P. Breughel / Dessiné par B.L. Prevost / Gravé par J. Couché / De la Galerie de S.A.S. Monseigneur le Duc d'Orléans. / A.P.D.R. / École Flamande / Tableau de Pierre Breughel, / Peint sur Cuivre, ayant de hauteur 2 Pouces 6 Lignes, sur 3 Pouces 6 Lignes de large / Trois Tableaux de ce Maître ornent la Galerie du Palais Royal / Le sujet de ce Tableau [...] / [...] dont nour aurons occasion de parler. / Gal. Palais Royal
Collection print room
Object type etching AAT
burin engraving AAT
reproductive prints AAT
Inventory number 2015-DQ
Acquisition credit unknown
Current whereabouts Work currently not on display
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300139140 genre pictures AAT
300263554 animal paintings AAT
Keywords Iconclass 34B12 cat Iconclass
48(+431) art (+ copy, copying ~ work of art) Iconclass
48C73 musical instruments; group of musical instruments Iconclass
48C741 printed edition of musical score Iconclass
48C75 making music; musician with instrument Iconclass
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