Bound Print, Wall with Chimneypiece and Mirror, Livre de Lambris (Book of Wainscoting)
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 18th century and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
It is credited
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
Its dimensions are
Platemark: 34.3 × 24 cm (13 1/2 × 9 7/16 in.)
It is signed
Printed in plate, within border, lower left: F. de. Cuvilliés. In. et. del.; lower right: CA. de Lespilliez. Sc.
It is inscribed
Printed in plate, lower center: Dessein dune partie de Lambris, oû là cheminée fait le milieü, de cette décoration, la porte A. dont on ne / voit que la moitié, seroit repetée de lautre Coté, qui luÿ ést oposé; within border, above inscription, lower right: C. P. S. C. M.; inscribed in graphite, upper right: 39
Cite this object as
Bound Print, Wall with Chimneypiece and Mirror, Livre de Lambris (Book of Wainscoting); Designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder (Belgian, active Germany, 1695 - 1768); Germany; engraving on paper; Platemark: 34.3 × 24 cm (13 1/2 × 9 7/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-282-40