Print, Design for a Title Page, ca. 1740
This is a Print. It was print maker: Jean-Laurent Legeay. It is dated ca. 1740 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
It is credited
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
Its dimensions are
35.5 × 26.2 cm (14 in. × 10 5/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Watermark: pending (see cat. card for sketch)
It is inscribed
Printed on it: "RECUEIL / de differentes Etudes / de Testes / Gravées d'apres les Desseins / d'Excellens Maitres des / differentes Ecolles"; signed, bottom left, on a stone slab: "J Legeau inv. Et. Sculp." Bottom Margin: Another signature of Le Geau's is hardly visible, and the address of a publisher deleted. Instead: "A Paris chés Le Pere et Avaulez rue S. Jacques."
Cite this object as
Print, Design for a Title Page, ca. 1740; Print Maker: Jean-Laurent Legeay (French, ca. 1710–86); France; etching on paper; 35.5 × 26.2 cm (14 in. × 10 5/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-28-2