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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, Frontispiece, Soleil executé en argent pour les religieuses Carmelites de Poitiers en 1727, Livre d'Orfeverie d'Eglise, Treisieme Livre des Oeuvres de J. A. Messionnier (Silver Sun Made by the Carmelites of Poitiers in 1727)

This is a Print. It was designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier and engraved by B. Audran. 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

47.8 x 21.9 cm (18 13/16 x 8 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower right: B. Audran Sculp.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, upper left: N; upper center: Livre d'Orfeverie d'Eglise Treisième Livre / des Oeuvres de J. A. Meissionnier; upper right: 78; lower center: Soleil Executé en argent pour les Religieuses Carmelites de Poitiers en 1727. / A Paris chés Huquier rue St. Jacque au coin de celle des Mathurins C.P.R.

Cite this object as

Print, Frontispiece, Soleil executé en argent pour les religieuses Carmelites de Poitiers en 1727, Livre d'Orfeverie d'Eglise, Treisieme Livre des Oeuvres de J. A. Messionnier (Silver Sun Made by the Carmelites of Poitiers in 1727); Designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier (French, b. Italy, 1695–1750); Engraved by B. Audran; France; engraving on white laid paper; 47.8 x 21.9 cm (18 13/16 x 8 5/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-212-36

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