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Print, Design for a Long-Case Clock in a Niche

This is a Print. It was print maker: Charles Nicolas Cochin the younger. It is dated ca. 1734 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching on 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

56.4 × 33.9 cm (22 3/16 × 13 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: series of symbols: C, I, two spades, P, elaborate I, double hearts, C, O, M, encircled (see cat. card for sketch)

It is inscribed

Inscribed, lower left: "A. Vassé invenit, et deli"; lower right: "C.N. Cochin Filius Sculp." On verso: "19", "C" (?) in ink.

Cite this object as

Print, Design for a Long-Case Clock in a Niche; Print Maker: Charles Nicolas Cochin the younger (1715 - 1790); France; etching on paper; 56.4 × 33.9 cm (22 3/16 × 13 3/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-48

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