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Print, Design for a Cartouche with Pastoral Motifs

This is a Print. It was designed by Jacques de Lajoüe and etched 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 donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

Open: 11.6 x 48.2 x 34 cm (4 9/16 x 19 x 13 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

On plate, upper left: c; upper right: 7; lower left: De la joue in.; lower center: C.P.R.; lower right: huquier Sculp. et ex.; on sheet, upper right: 16; lower right: 7

Cite this object as

Print, Design for a Cartouche with Pastoral Motifs; Designed by Jacques de Lajoüe (French, 1687–1761); France; engraving on white laid paper; Open: 11.6 x 48.2 x 34 cm (4 9/16 x 19 x 13 3/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-326-16

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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