Print, Shell Cartouches and Acanthus Leaf Motif
This is a Print. It was designed by Alexis Peyrotte and engraved by Gabriel Huquier and published by Gabriel Huquier. It is dated 1740 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
It is credited
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
Its dimensions are
47.8 x 32.7 cm (18 13/16 x 12 7/8 in.)
It is inscribed
Inscribed on plate, upper left: A; upper right: 5; lower left: huquier Scul et ex A Paris rüe des Mathurins C.P.R.; lower right: Peyrotte in; written in graphite, verso: les 6 feuilles/(unreadable, see object); written in graphite on mount, upper right: n° 5
Cite this object as
Print, Shell Cartouches and Acanthus Leaf Motif; Designed by Alexis Peyrotte (French, 1699–1769); France; etching on white laid paper; 47.8 x 32.7 cm (18 13/16 x 12 7/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-213-5