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1920

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2016

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Drawing, Title Page, Oeuvres de François de Cuvilliés père (Works of François de Cuvilliés the Elder)

This is a Drawing. It was designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder and published by François de Cuvilliés the Elder. It is dated after 1745 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and wash on off-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.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, within cartouche: Oeuvres / de François de Cuvilliès / père / Publiées / 1738 et 1745; in graphite, lower center: Dessin original. Moderne.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Title Page, Oeuvres de François de Cuvilliés père (Works of François de Cuvilliés the Elder); Designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder (Belgian, active Germany, 1695 - 1768); Germany; pen and ink, brush and wash on off-white laid paper; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-282-1

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