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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, Projet de grand Chandelier à branche pour le Roy., Chandelier à cinq branches avec un dragon, 2nd Plate

This is a Print. It was designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier and engraved by Gabriel Huquier and published by Gabriel Huquier. It is dated 1740 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: 32.3 x 20.8 cm (12 11/16 x 8 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on plate, upper left: L; upper right: 68; lower left: J.A. Meissonnier inv.; lower center: Projet de grand Chandelier à branche pour le Roy.; lower right: Huquier Sculp. et ex. St. Jacque C.P.R.

Cite this object as

Print, Projet de grand Chandelier à branche pour le Roy., Chandelier à cinq branches avec un dragon, 2nd Plate; Designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier (French, b. Italy, 1695–1750); Engraved by Gabriel Huquier (French, 1695–1772); Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); France; engraving on white laid paper; Platemark: 32.3 x 20.8 cm (12 11/16 x 8 3/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-212-27-a

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