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Print, Sheet with Two Designs for Ceiling Decorations, from "Plafons à la Romaine", 1665

This is a Print. It was created by Jean Le Pautre and print maker: Jean Le Pautre. It is dated 1665 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching on 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

14.4 × 20.6 cm (5 11/16 × 8 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: ?

It is inscribed

Bottom margin: "I le Pautre In. et Fecit Iollain excudit Via Iacobea sub signo Vrbis Coloniae. cum Priuilegio Regis 2."

Cite this object as

Print, Sheet with Two Designs for Ceiling Decorations, from "Plafons à la Romaine", 1665; Jean Le Pautre (French, 1618–1682); France; etching on paper; 14.4 × 20.6 cm (5 11/16 × 8 1/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-100-1

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