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This and 119 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Bound Volume, Oeuvres de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier.

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Print, Projet d'un Plafond de Peinture pour la Chapelle de la Vierge de St. Sulpice de Paris (Design for Painted Ceiling for the Chapel of the Virgin of St. Sulpice of Paris), plate 105, in Oeuvres de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier (Works by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier), 1748

This is a Print. It was designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier and engraved by Pierre-Alexandre Aveline and published by Gabriel Huquier. It is dated 1748 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

36 x 40.8 cm (14 3/16 x 16 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower left: J. A. Meissonnier inv.; lower right: P. Aveline Sculp.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, upper left: R; upper right: 105; lower center: PROJET D'UN PLAFOND DE PEINTURE / Pour la chapelle de la Vierge de St. Sulpice de Paris. / A Paris chés Huquier rue St. Jacque au coin de celle des Mathurins C.P.R.

Cite this object as

Print, Projet d'un Plafond de Peinture pour la Chapelle de la Vierge de St. Sulpice de Paris (Design for Painted Ceiling for the Chapel of the Virgin of St. Sulpice of Paris), plate 105, in Oeuvres de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier (Works by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier), 1748; Designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier (French, b. Italy, 1695–1750); France; engraving on white laid paper; 36 x 40.8 cm (14 3/16 x 16 1/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-212-65

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