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Bound Print, Wall with Painting and Chimneypiece, 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: 34.5 × 24.2 cm (13 9/16 × 9 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Printed in plate, within border at lower left: F. de. Cuvilliés. In.; lower right: CA. de. Lespilliez. sc.

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, lower center: Dessein pour une gallerie, qui ést suposée beaucoup plus Elevée qu'une chambre ordinaire, la cheminée fait le milieu de Cette / décoration, les grands, ét petits Tableaux, se repeteroient alternativement.; within border above inscription: C. P. S. C. M.; inscribed in graphite, upper right: 38

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Wall with Painting and Chimneypiece, Livre de Lambris (Book of Wainscoting), 18th century; Germany; engraving on paper; Platemark: 34.5 × 24.2 cm (13 9/16 × 9 1/2 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-282-39

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