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This and 96 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album, Livre de Cartouches à divers usages (Book of Cartouches for Different Uses) .

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1920

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Drawing, Title Page, Œuvres de François de Cuvilliés père (Works of François de Cuvilliés the elder), 1738

This is a Drawing. It was designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder. It is dated 1738 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and wash on 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

34.4 x 22.4 cm (13 9/16 x 8 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, center of cartouche: Œuvres / de François de CUVILLIÉS / père / Publiées / en 1738. ; in graphite, below drawing : Dessin original. Moderne.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Title Page, Œuvres de François de Cuvilliés père (Works of François de Cuvilliés the elder), 1738; Designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder (Belgian, active Germany, 1695 - 1768); Germany; pen and ink, brush and wash on paper; 34.4 x 22.4 cm (13 9/16 x 8 13/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-281-1

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