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Bound Print, Two Upright Panels, Livre de Paneaux à divers usages (Book of 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 and 1745 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 donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

It is signed

Printed in plate, lower left: Inventé par F. de Cuvilliés; lower right: gravé par C. A. de Lespilliez

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, lower center: C. P. S. C. M.; upper right: C; lower right: 4.; inscribed in graphite, upper right: 55

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Two Upright Panels, Livre de Paneaux à divers usages (Book of Panels for Various Uses); Designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder (Belgian, active Germany, 1695 - 1768); Germany; engraving on paper; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-282-56

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