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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, Portrait of J. A. Meissonnier

This is a Print. It was designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier and engraved by Nicolas Dauphin Beauvais and published by Gabriel Huquier. It is dated 1748 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 donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

Platemark: 37.4 x 27.1 cm (14 3/4 x 10 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on plate, lower left: JA Meissonnier ad vivum del.; lower right: ND de Beauvais perfecit; lower center: A Paris chés Huquier rue St. Jacques au coin de celle des Mathurins C.P.R.

Cite this object as

Print, Portrait of J. A. Meissonnier; Designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier (French, b. Italy, 1695–1750); Engraved by Nicolas Dauphin Beauvais; Published by Gabriel Huquier (French, 1695–1772); France; engraving on white laid paper; Platemark: 37.4 x 27.1 cm (14 3/4 x 10 11/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-212-2

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