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Bound Print, Title Page, Profil de deux Venteaux de la porte Cochere (Profile of Two Venteaux of a Carriage Door), Livre de Portes Cocheres (Book of Carriage Doors)

This is a bound print. It was designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder and fabricated by Carl Albert von Lespilliez and published by François de Cuvilliés the Elder and Nicolas Jean Baptiste de Poilly. 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 donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, upper left: 15.me. Livre.; upper center: C. P. S. C. M.; upper right: P; lower center: <Profit d'un des Venteaux de la Porte.......> <Petitte [sic] Porte particuliere......> / Livre de Portes Cocheres, nouvellement inventé par le Sr. de Cuvilliés. / premier Architecte de S. A. S. E. de Baviere. Gravé par C. A. de Lespilliez. / Se vend a Paris chez le Sr. Poilly rue St. Iacque a L'image St. Benoit, Avec Privilege du Roy. et chez l'auteur.; lower left: Piedroit de piere.; lower right: Piedroit de piere. / 1; inscribed in graphite, upper right: 59

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Title Page, Profil de deux Venteaux de la porte Cochere (Profile of Two Venteaux of a Carriage Door), Livre de Portes Cocheres (Book of Carriage Doors); Designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder (Belgian, active Germany, 1695 - 1768); Germany; engraving on paper; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-282-60

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