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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.

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.

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.; 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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