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Print, Femme dressée sur un piédestal orné de bas-reliefs (Woman Standing on a Pedestal Decorated with Bas-Reliefs)

This is a Print. It was etched by Jean-Laurent Legeay. It is dated 1768, published 1770 and we acquired it in 1958. 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 Whitney Warren Jr. and transferred from Cooper Union Library. It is credited Gift of Whitney Warren.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 31.4 x 22.4 cm (12 3/8 x 8 13/16 in.) Platemark: 20.2 x 17.3 cm (7 15/16 x 6 13/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower left: J.L Le Geay invs et Sculps.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in red crayon, upper right: 24

Cite this object as

Print, Femme dressée sur un piédestal orné de bas-reliefs (Woman Standing on a Pedestal Decorated with Bas-Reliefs); Etched by Jean-Laurent Legeay (French, ca. 1710–86); France; etching on cream laid paper; Sheet: 31.4 x 22.4 cm (12 3/8 x 8 13/16 in.) Platemark: 20.2 x 17.3 cm (7 15/16 x 6 13/16 in.); Gift of Whitney Warren; 1958-136-1-x

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