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Print, Acanthus Leaf Design

This is a Print. It was designed by Alexis Peyrotte and print maker: Gabriel Huquier and published by Gabriel Huquier. It is dated 1749–61 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching on 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.

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Its dimensions are

30.7 x 48 cm (12 1/16 x 18 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Lettered in plate, lower left: Peirotte in; lettered lower right: huquier Sculp. et. ex A Paris rüe des Mathurins C.P.R

It is inscribed

Lettered in plate upper left: B; numbered upper right 6; inscribed in graphite on mount, lower right: n° 12; in red chalk, verso: isolated markings.

Cite this object as

Print, Acanthus Leaf Design; Designed by Alexis Peyrotte (French, 1699–1769); Print Maker: Gabriel Huquier (French, 1695–1772); France; etching on laid paper; 30.7 x 48 cm (12 1/16 x 18 7/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-213-12

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