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Bound Print, Title Plate, Livre Nouveaux de Paneaux à divers usages (Book of New Panels for Various Uses)

This is a Bound print. It was designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder and published by François de Cuvilliés the Elder and engraved by Carl Albert von Lespilliez. It is dated 1738–45 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving 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.

Its dimensions are

Platemark: 33.4 x 22.5 cm (13 1/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, upper right: No. 6; within cartouche: Cum Priv: S.C.M. / Livre Nouveau de Paneaux / à divers Usages inventé par / Francois Cuvillies Conseiller / et Architecte de S.A.S.E. / de Baviere: Gentilhomme / de Bouche et Architecte. / de S.A.S.E. de Cologne / C.A. de Lespilliez / Scu Mon.

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Title Plate, Livre Nouveaux de Paneaux à divers usages (Book of New Panels for Various Uses); Designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder (Belgian, active Germany, 1695 - 1768); Germany; engraving on off-white laid paper; Platemark: 33.4 x 22.5 cm (13 1/8 x 8 7/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-282-2

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