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Print, Chiminée decorée de glaces (Fireplace Decorated with Mirrors), in Livre de décoration de lambris (Book of Panelling Decoration)

This is a Print. It was designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder and engraved by Charles-Albert Lespilliez. It is dated 1695–1768 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving and etching 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

Sheet: 42.5 x 29 cm (16 3/4 x 11 7/16 in.) Platemark: 35.8 x 23.2 cm (14 1/8 x 9 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, upper margin: C. P. S. C. M. / Cheminée decorée de glaces, d'un petit tableau audessous et de deux trumeaux A. et B. aussi de glaces variés différemment; left margin: T; lower margin: [scale] Pieds. / Plan de la tablette de / la Cheminée.; lower right margin: 4

Cite this object as

Print, Chiminée decorée de glaces (Fireplace Decorated with Mirrors), in Livre de décoration de lambris (Book of Panelling Decoration); Designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder (Belgian, active Germany, 1695 - 1768); Germany; engraving and etching on white laid paper; Sheet: 42.5 x 29 cm (16 3/4 x 11 7/16 in.) Platemark: 35.8 x 23.2 cm (14 1/8 x 9 1/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-283-108

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