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Print, Winged Griffin on a Rocaille Bracket, Plate 6, Première Partie divers Ornements (Various Ornament Designs, Part One)

This is a Print. It was designed by Alexis Peyrotte and etched by Gabriel Huquier and published by Gabriel Huquier. It is dated ca. 1745 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 donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

Platemark: 47.9 × 32.8 cm (18 7/8 × 12 15/16 in.) Sheet: 54.5 × 41.4 cm (21 7/16 × 16 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink on plate, upper left: A; upper right: 6; lower left: huquier Sculp et ex a Paris rüe des Mathurins C.P.R.; lower right: Peyrotte jn; Inscribed in graphite, verso: les 6 feuilles/[unreadable, see object]; on mount, upper right margin: n° 6.

Cite this object as

Print, Winged Griffin on a Rocaille Bracket, Plate 6, Première Partie divers Ornements (Various Ornament Designs, Part One); Designed by Alexis Peyrotte (French, 1699–1769); Etched by Gabriel Huquier (French, 1695–1772); France; etching on white laid paper; Platemark: 47.9 × 32.8 cm (18 7/8 × 12 15/16 in.) Sheet: 54.5 × 41.4 cm (21 7/16 × 16 5/16 in.) ; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-213-6

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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