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Print, Deux Potences de fer, pour pendre des Enseignes, ou lanternes., 1745

This is a Print. It was published by Nicolas Jean Baptiste de Poilly. It is dated 1745 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is etching and engraving on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

Platemark: 36.8 x 24.3 cm (14 1/2 x 9 9/16 in.) Sheet: 44 x 28.6 cm (17 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

On plate, upper center: 8me. Livre.; upper right: H; upper center, in the image: LIVRE DE SURRURERIE/Nouvellement Inventé par François de Cuvilliés. Conseiller ét Architecte de Sa Majesté Imperialle./se vend chez lauteur gravé par C.A. de Lespilliez.; lower center: Se vend aussi a Paris chez le Sr. Poilly ruë St. Iacque a limage St. Benoit Avec Privilege du Roy.; lower center: C.P.S.C.M.; lower right: 1.

Cite this object as

Print, Deux Potences de fer, pour pendre des Enseignes, ou lanternes., 1745; Published by Nicolas Jean Baptiste de Poilly (France, 1712 – ca. 1758); Germany; etching and engraving on off-white laid paper; Platemark: 36.8 x 24.3 cm (14 1/2 x 9 9/16 in.) Sheet: 44 x 28.6 cm (17 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-285-45

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