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This and 21 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album, Diverses pièces de serruriers (Various Designs for Locksmiths).

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1920

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2021

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Print, Plate 11, from Diverses pièces de serruriers (Various Designs for Locksmiths), 1662

This is a Print. It was overseen (as design director) by Hugues Brisville and engraved by Jean Bérain the Elder and published by Nicolas Langlois and Hugues Brisville. It is dated 1662 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving on 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 10 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Drawing, Doorknob, 1746–1809
  • pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on off-white laid paper.
  • Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.
  • 1938-88-1933
  • Bracket
  • Gift of Jacob H. Schiff.
  • 1904-20-250

Its dimensions are

H x W: 20.5 × 15.2 cm (8 1/16 in. × 6 in.) Platemark: 16.5 × 12 cm (6 1/2 × 4 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Engraved lower right: Berain F H. Brisville Invent.

Cite this object as

Print, Plate 11, from Diverses pièces de serruriers (Various Designs for Locksmiths), 1662; Published by Hugues Brisville (French, active ca. 1663); France; engraving on laid paper; H x W: 20.5 × 15.2 cm (8 1/16 in. × 6 in.) Platemark: 16.5 × 12 cm (6 1/2 × 4 3/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-261-11

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