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Print, Design for Cartouche with Large and Small Compartments, 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.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

Platemark: 35.7 x 23.1 cm (14 1/16 x 9 1/8 in.) Sheet: 44 x 28.6 cm (17 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

On plate, upper center: 9me. Livre; upper right: I.; lower center, in the small compartment: MORCEAUX DE/CAPRICCES, PROPRE/A DIVERS USAGES; INVENTES/PAR FRACOIS CUVILLIES, PREMIER/ARCHITECTE DE S.A.S.E. DE BEVIERE./SE TROUVE CHEZ LAUTEUR; lower left: C.P.S.C.M.; lower center: Se vend aussi a Paris chez le Sr. Poilly ruë St./Iacque a limage St. Benoit Avec Privilege du Roy.; lower right: grave par C.A. de Lespilliez/1.

Cite this object as

Print, Design for Cartouche with Large and Small Compartments, 1745; Published by Nicolas Jean Baptiste de Poilly (France, 1712 – ca. 1758); Germany; etching and engraving on off-white laid paper; Platemark: 35.7 x 23.1 cm (14 1/16 x 9 1/8 in.) Sheet: 44 x 28.6 cm (17 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-285-51

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