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Print, Rocaille (Rock Garden), from Nouveaux morceaux pour des paravants (New Designs for Screens)

This is a Print. It was after François Boucher and published by Nicolas de Larmessin IV and print maker: Claude Augustin Duflos. It is dated 1740 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching and engraving on white 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

Platemark: 50.5 x 25.8 cm (19 7/8 x 10 3/16 in.) Sheet: 63.9 x 44.5 cm (25 3/16 x 17 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

On plate, lower margin left: F. Boucher inv.; lower right: C.L. Duflos Sculp.; lower center: ROCAILLE/A Paris chez De Larmessin, graveur du Roy rue des Noyers à la deuxieme Porte cochere à gauche entrant par la rue St. Jacques. A.P.D.R.

Cite this object as

Print, Rocaille (Rock Garden), from Nouveaux morceaux pour des paravants (New Designs for Screens); Print Maker: Claude Augustin Duflos (French, 1700–1786); France; etching and engraving on white laid paper; Platemark: 50.5 x 25.8 cm (19 7/8 x 10 3/16 in.) Sheet: 63.9 x 44.5 cm (25 3/16 x 17 1/2 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-203-8

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