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Print, Cartouche placed in front of a Pedestal with Buildings in the Background

This is a Print. It was published by Jacques Chéreau and etched by Pierre-Edmé Babel and design team member: Pierre-Edmé Babel. It is dated 1700–1775 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching on off-white 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.

It is inscribed

Bottom left: Babel invenit et sculpsit Bottom center: Cartouche pour estre accompagnes de suports et trophees/ A Paris chez Jacques Chereau rue St. Jacques au grand St. Remy Bottom right: Avec Privilege du Roi/ 1

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Print, Cartouche placed in front of a Pedestal with Buildings in the Background; Etched by Pierre Edme Babel (French, ca. 1720-1775); France; etching on off-white paper; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-231-17

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