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Print, Design for Interior Decoration of Chimneypiece

This is a Print. It was designed by Johann Michael Hoppenhaupt II. It is dated 1753 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching and engraving on white laid paper tipped into cream 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.

  • Mirror
  • carved, gessoed and gilt wood, mirror glass, metal.
  • Gift of Unknown Donor.
  • n-a-5062

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 40.6 x 64.3 cm (16 in. x 25 5/16 in.) Platemark: 39.8 x 57.2 cm (15 11/16 x 22 1/2 in.), irregular

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower left: Hoppenhaupt, senior del, 1753

Cite this object as

Print, Design for Interior Decoration of Chimneypiece; Designed by Johann Michael Hoppenhaupt II (German, 1709–ca. 1778); Germany; etching and engraving on white laid paper tipped into cream laid paper; Sheet: 40.6 x 64.3 cm (16 in. x 25 5/16 in.) Platemark: 39.8 x 57.2 cm (15 11/16 x 22 1/2 in.), irregular; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-221-4

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