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Print, Diverses Pieces d'Ouvrages de Serrurerie

This is a Print. It was designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder and engraved by Karl Albert von Lespilliez and published by Nicolas Jean Baptiste de Poilly. It is dated 1745 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

Platemark: 36.8 x 24.4 cm (14 1/2 x 9 5/8 in.) Sheet: 44 x 28.6 cm (17 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

On plate, upper right: H; upper center, in the image: DIVERSES PIECES D'OUVRAGES DE SERRURERIE/Consistans en huit diferents desseins de Pilastres Reguliers, ét jrreguliers,/joint a deux desseins de Balcons dont le dernier est terminé en Console; lower left: Inventé par F. de Cuvilliés; lower center: C.P.S.C.M.; lower right: gravé par C.A. de Lespilliez/3

Cite this object as

Print, Diverses Pieces d'Ouvrages de Serrurerie; Designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder (Belgian, active Germany, 1695 - 1768); Germany; etching and engraving on off-white laid paper; Platemark: 36.8 x 24.4 cm (14 1/2 x 9 5/8 in.) Sheet: 44 x 28.6 cm (17 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-285-47

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