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Print, L'Enseigne de Gersaint, 1732

This is a Print. It was print maker: Pierre-Alexandre Aveline and after Antoine Watteau. It is dated 1732 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

32.8 × 48.5 cm (12 15/16 × 19 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, lower left: A. Watteau pinxit; lower center: L'Enseigne; lower right: P. Aveline Sculp. [and an eight-line eulogy to Watteau]

Cite this object as

Print, L'Enseigne de Gersaint, 1732; Print Maker: Pierre-Alexandre Aveline (French, 1702–1760); France; engraving on paper; 32.8 × 48.5 cm (12 15/16 × 19 1/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-94-12

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