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This and 11 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album, Album of Prints: Livre de Vases of François Boucher.

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Bound Print, Ornamental Vase Design

This is a Bound print. It was designed by François Boucher and print maker: Gabriel Huquier and published by Chez Le Pere et Avaulez. It is dated 1738–72 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching 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.

It is signed

Lettered in plate, lower left: F. Boucher inv.; Lettered in plate lower right: Huquier ex. rue St. Jacque. CP.R.

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, upper right: 10

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Bound Print, Ornamental Vase Design; Designed by François Boucher (French, 1703–1770); Print Maker: Gabriel Huquier (French, 1695–1772); Published by Chez Le Pere et Avaulez; France; etching on cream laid paper; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-504-9

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