This and 11 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Book, Livre De Vases (Book of Vases), 1772–79.

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Bound Print, Plate 12, Livre de vases (Book of Vases), ca. 1738

This is a Bound print. It was designed by François Boucher and etched by A. Bouchet and published by Gabriel Huquier. It is dated ca. 1738 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching in red ink 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.

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Its dimensions are

31.1 x 25.1 cm (12 1/4 x 9 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Printed in plate, lower right: A. Bouchet. sc.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso upper right [in 18th-century hand]: 2 [s.?], price of the series.

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Plate 12, Livre de vases (Book of Vases), ca. 1738; Designed by François Boucher (French, 1703–1770); France; etching in red ink on white laid paper; 31.1 x 25.1 cm (12 1/4 x 9 7/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-245-12

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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