There is one other image of this object. This object has no known copyright, and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

This and 3 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album.

Object Timeline

1920

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2017

2019

  • You found it!

Bound Print, Cartouche Pitoresque (Picturesque Cartouche), 1720–75

This is a Bound print. It is dated 1720–75 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Julie Pastor. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

19.8 × 15.4 cm (7 13/16 × 6 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed engraved in plate, lower left: Babel invenit et Sculpsit

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, lower center: Cartouche Pitoresque / A Paris chez Jacques Chereau rue St. Jacques au grand St. Remy, lower right: Avec Privilege du Roy. / 3

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Cartouche Pitoresque (Picturesque Cartouche), 1720–75; France; engraving on paper; 19.8 × 15.4 cm (7 13/16 × 6 1/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-232-3

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Moustier Ceramics: Gifts from the Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Collection.

This object has no known Copyright restrictions.

You are welcome to use this image in compliance with our terms of use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18226725/ |title=Bound Print, Cartouche Pitoresque (Picturesque Cartouche), 1720–75 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=16 February 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>