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Maker(s):Courtin, I. (lithograph by); after drawing by Fontaine, M. (architect); Adam, V. (figures by)
Title:Incendie de l'Opéra, le 8 juin 1781
Date Made:n.d.
Materials:lithograph printed in black on paper
Place Made:France; Paris; Englemann & Cie.
Measurements:sheet: 11 3/8 x 16 3/8 in.; 28.8925 x 41.5925 cm; image: 8 3/4 x 12 5/8 in.; 22.225 x 32.0675 cm
Narrative Inscription:  inscribed in print, lower left: Lith par I. Courtin, d'apres le dessin de Mr. Fontaine, Arch, lower center: Fig. par V. Adam, lower right: Lith de Englemann & Cie à Paris., bottom center: INCENDIE DE L'OPÉRA LE 8 JUIN 1781
Accession Number:  SC 2004.57
Credit Line:Gift of Marilyn Symmes in memory of Christine Swenson, class of 1972
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art

city scene of a large group of people scattered over foreground watching a large building, the Paris Opera House, burning at night as flames and smoke billows into the sky

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