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Print, Design for a Sphinx, pl. 2, Deuxieme Cahiers des arabesques dessinés par J. B. Huet... [Book 2, Portfolios of Arabesques Designed by J.B. Huet]

This is a Print. It was engraved by Louis-Marin Bonnet and after Jean-Baptiste Huët. It is dated 1736–93 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is crayon manner engraving on cream 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

24.6 x 18.2 cm (9 11/16 x 7 3/16 in. ), plate

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black, upper right corner: 2e. Feuille du deuxieme Cahier

Cite this object as

Print, Design for a Sphinx, pl. 2, Deuxieme Cahiers des arabesques dessinés par J. B. Huet... [Book 2, Portfolios of Arabesques Designed by J.B. Huet]; After Jean-Baptiste Huët (1745 – 1811); Engraved by Louis-Marin Bonnet (French, 1736 - 1793); Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); France; crayon manner engraving on cream laid paper; 24.6 x 18.2 cm (9 11/16 x 7 3/16 in. ), plate; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-481-6

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