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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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1920

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Print, Projet d'un feu d'Artifice dans un Jardin (Design for Fireworks in a Garden), plate 114, in Oeuvres de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier (Works by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier)

This is a Print. It was designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier and engraved by Gabriel Huquier and published by Gabriel Huquier. It is dated 1742–48 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving on 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

32 x 33.3 cm (12 5/8 x 13 1/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower left: J. A. Meissonnier inv.; lower right: Huquier Sculp.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, upper right: 114; lower center: Projet d'un feu d'Artifice dans un Jardin. / A Paris chés Huquier rue St. Jacques au coin de celle des Mathurins C.P.R.

Cite this object as

Print, Projet d'un feu d'Artifice dans un Jardin (Design for Fireworks in a Garden), plate 114, in Oeuvres de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier (Works by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier); Designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier (French, b. Italy, 1695–1750); France; engraving on white laid paper; 32 x 33.3 cm (12 5/8 x 13 1/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-212-71

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