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Print, Cartouche with a Colonade and a Statue

This is a Print. It was designed by Pierre-Edmé Babel and etched by Pierre-Edmé Babel and published by Jacques Chéreau. It is dated 1738 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching and engraving 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

Sheet: 34.2 x 22.5 cm (13 7/16 x 8 7/8 in.) Platemark: 28 x 19 cm (11 in. x 7 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Bottom left: Babel inv et sculp Bottom center: Cartouche decore/ A Paris chez Jacques Chereau rue St. Jacques au grand St. Remy Bottom right: Avec Privilege du Roi/ 7

Cite this object as

Print, Cartouche with a Colonade and a Statue; Designed by Pierre Edme Babel (French, ca. 1720-1775); France; etching and engraving on off-white laid paper; Sheet: 34.2 x 22.5 cm (13 7/16 x 8 7/8 in.) Platemark: 28 x 19 cm (11 in. x 7 1/2 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-231-13

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