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This and 119 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Bound Volume, Oeuvres de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier.

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Print, Design for a Candlestick, pl. 12 in Oeuvre de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier, 1748

This is a Print. It was designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier and published by Gabriel Huquier and engraved by Philippe-Louis Campagnon- Desplaces. It is dated 1748 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching on offf-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

26.9 x 21.4 cm (10 9/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on plate, upper left: B; upper right: 12; lower left: Meissonnier Architecte in.; lower right: Desplaces Sculpsit.; lower center: A Paris chés Huquier rue St. Jacques au coin de celle des Mathurins./Avec Privilege du Roy.

Cite this object as

Print, Design for a Candlestick, pl. 12 in Oeuvre de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier, 1748; Designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier (French, b. Italy, 1695–1750); France; etching on offf-white laid paper; 26.9 x 21.4 cm (10 9/16 x 8 7/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-212-8-b

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