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Print, Design for a Screen Fan

This is a Print. It was after Antoine Watteau and published by Martin Engelbrecht and print maker: Martin Engelbrecht. It is dated 1730–50 and we acquired it in 1925. Its medium is hand-colored etching on light blue 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

Overall: 34 x 25cm (13 3/8 x 9 13/16in.) Platemark: 29.6 x 24.9 cm (11 5/8 x 9 13/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on plate, upper left: Melle. La Montagne / Maitresse de Watteau; along lower left outside fan border: Watteau pinx; partially obliterated at lower right: Engelbrecht. ex.

Cite this object as

Print, Design for a Screen Fan; After Antoine Watteau (French, 1684 – 1721); Germany; hand-colored etching on light blue laid paper ; Overall: 34 x 25cm (13 3/8 x 9 13/16in.) Platemark: 29.6 x 24.9 cm (11 5/8 x 9 13/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1925-1-67

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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