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This and 17 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Book, Divers Ornements, l'Epoque Louis XV.

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Print, Acanthus Leaf Design, Divers Ornements, l'Epoque Louis XV (Various Ornaments, The Era of Louis XV), 1740

This is a Print. It is dated 1740 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching on white laid paper mounted on cream 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.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Object ID #18631005
  • brush and black, orange gouache on paper.
  • Museum purchase from Smithsonian Collections Acquisition and Decorative Arts....
  • 1988-62-619

Its dimensions are

30.7 x 48 cm (12 1/16 x 18 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, on plate, upper left: B; upper right: 6; lower left: Peirotte in; lower right: huquier Sculn et ex A Paris rue des Mathurins C.P.R.; in graphite on mount, lower right: n° 12; in red chalk, verso: isolated markings.

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Print, Acanthus Leaf Design, Divers Ornements, l'Epoque Louis XV (Various Ornaments, The Era of Louis XV), 1740; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); France; etching on white laid paper mounted on cream laid paper; 30.7 x 48 cm (12 1/16 x 18 7/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-213-12

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