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Print, Fountain with a Cartouche and Buildings

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 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

Top right: 1 Bottom left: Babel invenit et sculpsit Bottom center: Fontaine decoree/ A Paris chez Jacques Chereau rue St. Jacques au grand St. Remy Bottom right: Avec Privilege du Roi

Cite this object as

Print, Fountain with a Cartouche and Buildings; Designed by Pierre Edme Babel (French, 1720–1775); France; etching on off-white paper; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-231-20

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