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Bound Print, Wall with Painting and Canapé in Niche, Livre de Lambris (Book of Wainscoting), 18th century

This is a Bound print. It is dated 18th century 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

Platemark: 34.7 × 23.7 cm (13 11/16 × 9 5/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in plate, lower left: F. de. Cuvillies. In. ét. del.; lower right: CA. de. Lespilliez. sc. M.

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, lower center: Dessein d'unne partie de Lambris, oû le Canapé dans le renforcement d'unne niche, fait le milieü de cette décoration la Tapisserie A. encadrée / dans unne bordure, etant suposée Etre repetée de lautre Côté oposé. / Livre de Lambris Nouvellement inventeé par François de Cuvilliés Conseiller Gentilhomme de Bouche, ét Architecte de Leurs A. S. E. de Baviere ét de Cologne.; lower center: C. P. S. C. M.; upper right: No. 23.; inscribed in graphite, upper right: 35

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Wall with Painting and Canapé in Niche, Livre de Lambris (Book of Wainscoting), 18th century; Germany; engraving on paper; Platemark: 34.7 × 23.7 cm (13 11/16 × 9 5/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-282-36

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