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Print, Architectural Fantasy with Tomb and Ruins, Plate from "Rovine Inventione de Giovan. Loren, Legeay Architet. Intagliate da lui stesso in Luce 1768", 1768, published 1770

This is a Print. It was architect: Jean-Laurent Legeay. It is dated 1768, published 1770 and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is etching. 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

Plate mark: 16 x 20.5 cm (6 5/16 x 8 1/16 in.) Overall: 22 x 30 cm (8 11/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and and brown ink at lower left: J. L. Legeay invenit et sculpt.

Cite this object as

Print, Architectural Fantasy with Tomb and Ruins, Plate from "Rovine Inventione de Giovan. Loren, Legeay Architet. Intagliate da lui stesso in Luce 1768", 1768, published 1770; Architect: Jean-Laurent Legeay (French, ca. 1710–86); France; etching; Plate mark: 16 x 20.5 cm (6 5/16 x 8 1/16 in.) Overall: 22 x 30 cm (8 11/16 x 11 13/16 in.); Gift of Whitney Warren; 1958-136-1-z

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