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This and 119 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Bound Volume, Oeuvres de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier.

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Print, Design for Ornament from Cinquieme Livre d'Ornemens, plate 32, from Oeuvres de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier (Works by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier)

This is a Print. It was designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier and engraved by Gabriel Huquier and published by Gabriel Huquier. It is dated 1748 (first printing 1734) and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Miniature Fantasy.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

12.1 x 22.5 cm (4 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower left: J. A. Meissonnier inv.; lower right: Huquier Sculp. et ex. rue St. Jacque C.P.R.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, upper left: E; upper right: 32

Cite this object as

Print, Design for Ornament from Cinquieme Livre d'Ornemens, plate 32, from Oeuvres de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier (Works by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier); Designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier (French, b. Italy, 1695–1750); France; engraving on white laid paper; 12.1 x 22.5 cm (4 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-212-33-b

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