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Print (France), ca. 1740

This is a Print. It was designed by Jean-Baptiste Scotin I. It is dated ca. 1740 and we acquired it in 1914. Its medium is engraving with etching on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

29 15/16 X 20 1/16 in. (76.1 X 50.9 cm)

It is inscribed

Signed in a scroll of the frame, bottom left, with letters in inverse direction: "scotin le jeune." Bottom margin: "A Paris ches Daumont rue de la Feronerie a l'Aigle d'Or." The privilege.

Cite this object as

Print (France), ca. 1740; Designed by Jean-Baptiste Scotin I (1678 – after 1738); engraving with etching on paper; 29 15/16 X 20 1/16 in. (76.1 X 50.9 cm); 1914-49-7

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