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Print, Plate 2, "Decoration d'une Porte à placards à double ventaux"

This is a Print. It was designed by Jacques-François Blondel and published by Jean Mariette. It is dated ca. 1727 and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

41.5 × 27.8 cm (16 5/16 × 10 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed, along upper margin: title and 3 lines of explanation; lower left: "Mariette excudit"; lower right: "2". Explanation and inscriptions on the engraving.

Cite this object as

Print, Plate 2, "Decoration d'une Porte à placards à double ventaux"; Designed by Jacques-François Blondel (French, 1705 - 1774); France; engraving on paper; 41.5 × 27.8 cm (16 5/16 × 10 15/16 in.); 1959-85-32

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