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This and 11 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Book, Livre De Vases (Book of Vases).

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Bound Print, Plate 3, Design for a Vase, Livre de vases (Book of Vases), ca. 1738

This is a Bound print. It was designed by François Boucher and etched by A. Bouchet and published by Gabriel Huquier. It is dated ca. 1738 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching in red ink 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.

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  • Print (Germany)
  • Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
  • 1921-6-284-143

Its dimensions are

21.5 × 14.9 cm (8 7/16 × 5 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Printed in plate, lower left: F Boucher inv; lower center: Huquier ex rue St Jacque CPR.; lower right: A. Boucher, sc.

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, upper right: 3

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Plate 3, Design for a Vase, Livre de vases (Book of Vases), ca. 1738; Designed by François Boucher (French, 1703–1770); France; etching in red ink on cream laid paper; 21.5 × 14.9 cm (8 7/16 × 5 7/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-245-3

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