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This and 96 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album, Livre de Cartouches à divers usages (Book of Cartouches for Different Uses) .

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1920

  • We acquired this object.

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2023

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Bound Print, Title Page, Livre de Cartouches à divers usages (Book of Cartouches for Different Uses)

This is a bound print. It was designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder and engraved by Franz Xaver Andreas Jungwierth and published by François de Cuvilliés the Elder. It is dated 1738 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching and engraving 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

34.4 x 22.2 cm (13 9/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Printed in plate, lower left: F. de. Cuvillies. In.; lower right: F. X. Jungwierth Sc. Mon.

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, upper right: No. 1.; lower center: Cum Privil. S. C. Maj.; within cartouche: Livre de Cartouches / à divers usages inventé / par François Cuvilliés / Conseiller, et Architecte / de leurs A. S. E. de Ba / viere et de Cologne / 1738.

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Title Page, Livre de Cartouches à divers usages (Book of Cartouches for Different Uses); Designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder (Belgian, active Germany, 1695 - 1768); Engraved by Franz Xaver Andreas Jungwierth (German, 1720–1790); Germany; etching and engraving on white laid paper; 34.4 x 22.2 cm (13 9/16 x 8 3/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-281-2

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