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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 Porte d'Appartement fait pour M.e la Baronne de Bezenval.; Projet de porte pour Madame de Besenval, (1730-1734), 1st Plate, 1740

This is a Print. It was designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier and published by Gabriel Huquier and engraved 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: 50.2 x 33.6 cm (19 3/4 x 13 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on plate, upper left, Q; upper right: 91; lower left: J.A. Meissonnier inv.; lower center: Projet de Porte d'Appartement fait pour M.e la Baronne de Bezenval./A Paris chés Huquier rue St. Jacques au coin de celle des Mathurins C.P.R.; lower right: Huquier sc.

Cite this object as

Print, Projet de Porte d'Appartement fait pour M.e la Baronne de Bezenval.; Projet de porte pour Madame de Besenval, (1730-1734), 1st Plate, 1740; Designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier (French, b. Italy, 1695–1750); France; engraving on white laid paper; Platemark: 50.2 x 33.6 cm (19 3/4 x 13 1/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-212-49

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