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Print, Design for Ornament, Plate 17, Second Livre de tableaux d'ornemens et rocailles

This is a Print. It was designed by Jacques de Lajoüe and etched by Gabriel Huquier and published by Gabriel Huquier. It is dated ca. 1734 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching on 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: 20.3 × 76.2 cm (8 × 30 in.) Sheet: 29.9 × 44.3 cm (11 3/4 × 17 7/16 in.)

It is signed

Printed in black ink, in plate, lower left: J. de la Joüe inv; in plate, lower right: Huquier Sculp. et ex. C. P. R.

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, in plate, upper right: 17

Cite this object as

Print, Design for Ornament, Plate 17, Second Livre de tableaux d'ornemens et rocailles; Designed by Jacques de Lajoüe (French, 1687–1761); France; etching on white laid paper; Platemark: 20.3 × 76.2 cm (8 × 30 in.) Sheet: 29.9 × 44.3 cm (11 3/4 × 17 7/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-327-8

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

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