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Bound Print, Cartouche with Hunting Motifs, Livre Nouveau de Morceaux de Fantaisie (New Book of Fantasy Pieces)

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 Charles-Albert Lespilliez. It is dated 1738–45 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving 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.

Its dimensions are

39.2 x 25.1 cm (15 7/16 x 9 7/8 in.) Platemark: 35 x 21 cm (13 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Printed in plate, lower left: F. de. Cuvillies. In. et. del.; lower right: C.A. de. Lespilliez. Sc.

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, lower center: C. P. S. C. M.; inscribed in graphite, upper right: 20

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Cartouche with Hunting Motifs, Livre Nouveau de Morceaux de Fantaisie (New Book of Fantasy Pieces); Designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder (Belgian, active Germany, 1695 - 1768); Germany; engraving on cream laid paper; 39.2 x 25.1 cm (15 7/16 x 9 7/8 in.) Platemark: 35 x 21 cm (13 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-282-21

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