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1921

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2016

2018

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Book, L'oeuvre (Works), ca. 1780

This is a book. It was designed by Jean François Forty and engraved by Jean François Forty and published by Jean François Forty. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1921. 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

H x W: 38.7 × 30.4 cm (15 1/4 × 11 15/16 in.)

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Book, L'oeuvre (Works), ca. 1780; Designed by Jean François Forty (active 1775 – 1790); France; H x W: 38.7 × 30.4 cm (15 1/4 × 11 15/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-542

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