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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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Bound Print, Cartouche with a Genius, Livre de Cartouches à divers usages (Book of Cartouches for Different Uses), 1738

This is a Bound print. It was designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder and published by François de Cuvilliés the Elder and engraved by Franz Xaver Andreas Jungwierth. It is dated 1738 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching and engraving 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

28.3 × 18.8 cm (11 1/8 × 7 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Printed in plate, lower left: F. de Cuvillies In.; lower right: F.X. Jungwirth sc. Mon.

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, lower center: Cum Privil. S. C. Maj.

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Cartouche with a Genius, Livre de Cartouches à divers usages (Book of Cartouches for Different Uses), 1738; Designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder (Belgian, active Germany, 1695 - 1768); Germany; etching and engraving on paper; 28.3 × 18.8 cm (11 1/8 × 7 3/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-281-13

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