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Album, Title page, Plate 1 from "Nouvelle suite de cahiers arabesques chinois a l'usage des dessinateurs et des peintres", No.1, Inventes et dessines par Jean Pillement. Graves par Anne Allen., after 1775

This is a Album. It was designed by Jean-Baptiste Pillement and etched by Anne Allen. It is dated after 1775 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is etching with colored inks à la poupé on off-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

18.6 x 13 cm (7 5/16 x 5 1/8 in.

It has the following markings

Verso: Blind stamp: Cooper Union Museum New York [Lugt 457e]

It is inscribed

Inscribed on plate, center: Nouvelle Suitte/des cahiers arabesque/chinois a l'usage des/dessinateurs et des/Peintres. Inventes/et dessines par/Jean Pillement./graves par Anne allen; lower center: No.1.

Cite this object as

Album, Title page, Plate 1 from "Nouvelle suite de cahiers arabesques chinois a l'usage des dessinateurs et des peintres", No.1, Inventes et dessines par Jean Pillement. Graves par Anne Allen., after 1775; Designed by Jean-Baptiste Pillement (French, 1728–1808); etching with colored inks à la poupé on off-white laid paper; 18.6 x 13 cm (7 5/16 x 5 1/8 in.; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-41-17/34

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