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Print, Saint-Francois (?) dans un paysage de ruines, 1768, published 1770

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 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

30.1 x 21 cm (11 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.) 11 13/16 x 8 1/4 in. Platemark/repeat: 18.8 x 15.9 cm (7 3/8 x 6 1/4 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

It is inscribed

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

Cite this object as

Print, Saint-Francois (?) dans un paysage de ruines, 1768, published 1770; Jean-Laurent Legeay (French, ca. 1710–86); France; etching support: cream laid paper; 30.1 x 21 cm (11 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.) 11 13/16 x 8 1/4 in. Platemark/repeat: 18.8 x 15.9 cm (7 3/8 x 6 1/4 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); Gift of Whitney Warren; 1958-136-1-w

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