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Print, Coupe, ét Profil sur la largeur du Batiment

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: 35.7 x 23.4 cm (14 1/16 x 9 3/16 in.) Sheet: 44 x 28.6 cm (17 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

On plate, upper center, in the image: Coupe, ét Profil sur la largeur du Batiment, du dessein du Sr. Cuvilliés premier Architecte de S.A.S.E. de Baviere; upper right: N; lower left: Inventé par F. de Cuvilliés; lower center: Se vend a Paris chez le Sr. Poilly ruë St. Iacque a limage St. Benoit Avec Privilege du Roy. ét chez l'auteur.; lower right: Gravé par C.A. LEspillez/5 First state, before the addition of the privilege upper center: C.P.S.C.M.; see for the second state, cut out within the plate mark, I-81, acc.no.: 1931-94-574.

Cite this object as

Print, Coupe, ét Profil sur la largeur du Batiment; Designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder (Belgian, active Germany, 1695 - 1768); Germany; etching and engraving on off-white laid paper; Platemark: 35.7 x 23.4 cm (14 1/16 x 9 3/16 in.) Sheet: 44 x 28.6 cm (17 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-285-71

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