An exhibition of works by eighteenth-century French artist Jean-Baptiste Le Prince (1734–1781), who won fame in his native country for his colorful depictions of life in contemporary Russia. Included were the twenty-eight surviving drawings, on loan from the Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia, that were executed by Le Prince to illustrate Abbé Jean Chappe d'Auteroche's Voyage en Sibérie, published in 1768.
Past Exhibition: Drawings by Jean-Baptiste Le Prince for the Voyage en Siberie
Drawings by Jean-Baptiste Le Prince for the Voyage en Siberie
April 21, 1987 to June 14, 1987