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1914

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Print, Decorative Frame

This is a Print. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1914. Its medium is etching with engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

Plate: 50.1 × 66.3 cm (19 3/4 × 26 1/8 in.) Paper: 52.6 × 69.5 cm (20 11/16 × 27 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: AUVERGE 1742 (?) and cross in a circular chain, suspended from a cross.

It is inscribed

Bottom center, a shell escutcheon containing "A PARIS/Chez Vaneck/Rue S. Jacques."

Cite this object as

Print, Decorative Frame; France; etching with engraving on paper; Plate: 50.1 × 66.3 cm (19 3/4 × 26 1/8 in.) Paper: 52.6 × 69.5 cm (20 11/16 × 27 3/8 in.); 1914-49-5

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