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Print, A Bed, from series "Cahier de Lits de Diverses Modes"

This is a Print. It was print maker: Matthew Liard. It is dated ca. 1760 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving 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

Plate: 42.6 × 26 cm (16 3/4 × 10 1/4 in.) Paper: 43.6 × 28 cm (17 3/16 in. × 11 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: unclear.

It is inscribed

Inscribed, lower center: "Lit a la Polonaise"; lower right: "Liard fecit," "A Paris chez Chereau, rue des Mathurins."

Cite this object as

Print, A Bed, from series "Cahier de Lits de Diverses Modes"; Print Maker: Matthew Liard (English, ca. 1736–1782); France; engraving on paper; Plate: 42.6 × 26 cm (16 3/4 × 10 1/4 in.) Paper: 43.6 × 28 cm (17 3/16 in. × 11 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-85

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