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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, PLAFOND DE PEINTURE; Plafond du même cabinet, 4th Plate

This is a Print. It was designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier and published by Gabriel Huquier and engraved by Pierre-Alexandre Aveline. It is dated 1740 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

Platemark: 40.8 x 35.8 cm (16 1/16 x 14 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on plate: upper left: P; upper right: 90; lower left, J.A. Meissonnier Pinxit; lower center, A Paris chés Huquier rue St. Jacques près celle des Mathurins. CPR; lower right, P. Aveline Sculp.

Cite this object as

Print, PLAFOND DE PEINTURE; Plafond du même cabinet, 4th Plate; Designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier (French, b. Italy, 1695–1750); France; engraving on white laid paper; Platemark: 40.8 x 35.8 cm (16 1/16 x 14 1/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-212-48

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