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Print, Design for a Cartouche Representing an Allegory of the Painter

This is a Print. It was designed by Jacques de Lajoüe and engraved by Gabriel Huquier. It is dated 1740 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Designing a Painter.

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

Its dimensions are

Platemark: 22 x 19 cm (8 11/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

On plate, upper left: C; upper right: 3; lower left: De la joue in.; lower center: C.P.R.; lower right: huquier sculp. et. ex.; on sheet, upper right: 12; lower right: 3

Cite this object as

Print, Design for a Cartouche Representing an Allegory of the Painter; Designed by Jacques de Lajoüe (French, 1687–1761); France; engraving on white laid paper; Platemark: 22 x 19 cm (8 11/16 x 7 1/2 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-326-12

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