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Print, Design for Tapestry

This is a Print. It was designed by Gilles-Marie Oppenord and print maker: Charles-Nicolas Cochin the elder and style of Claude Gillot. It is dated 1720-1750 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

26.7 × 33.9 cm (10 1/2 × 13 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Bottom left: "[I]nventé par Mr. Oppenort et gravé par C. N. Cochin"; at right: "Se Vend à Paris en l'Hôtel Royal des Gobelins Avec Privilege d[u Roy]."

Cite this object as

Print, Design for Tapestry; Designed by Gilles-Marie Oppenord (French, 1672–1742); Print Maker: Charles-Nicolas Cochin the elder (French, 1688 - 1754); Style of Claude Gillot (French, 1673 - 1722); France; etching on paper; 26.7 × 33.9 cm (10 1/2 × 13 3/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-168

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