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Print, Two Designs for Cieling, from "Plafons à la Romaine"

This is a Print. It was print maker: Jean Le Pautre. It is dated 1665 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

Plate: 14.5 × 21.3 cm (5 11/16 × 8 3/8 in.) Paper: 20.1 × 26.4 cm (7 15/16 × 10 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: J [mirror image] under crown, over B [heart] C.

It is inscribed

Inscription: "PLAFONS A LA ROMAINE/Nouvellement Inuentez et.Grauez Par Jean le Pautre." Address, bottom margin: "Se vendent A Paris chez Jollain rue St. Jacques a la Ville de Cologne. Avec Privilege du Roy 1665." "1" right bottom corner.

Cite this object as

Print, Two Designs for Cieling, from "Plafons à la Romaine"; Print Maker: Jean Le Pautre (French, 1618–1682); France; etching on paper; Plate: 14.5 × 21.3 cm (5 11/16 × 8 3/8 in.) Paper: 20.1 × 26.4 cm (7 15/16 × 10 3/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-99

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