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Print, Tombeau monumental avec trois femmes adossées from the series "Tombeaux"

This is a Print. It was created by Jean-Laurent Legeay. It is dated 1768, published 1770 and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is etching on cream laid paper support: cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Whitney Warren Jr. and transferred from Cooper Union Library. It is credited Gift of Whitney Warren.

Its dimensions are

30 x 21.5cm (11 13/16 x 8 7/16in.)

It is inscribed

Etched in lower left corner: J.L. Le Geay inv et sculp

Cite this object as

Print, Tombeau monumental avec trois femmes adossées from the series "Tombeaux"; Jean-Laurent Legeay (French, ca. 1710–86); France; etching on cream laid paper support: cream laid paper; 30 x 21.5cm (11 13/16 x 8 7/16in.); Gift of Whitney Warren; 1958-136-1-k

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Excavating Design: 18th-century Drawings and Prints from the Permanent Collection.

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