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Bound Print, 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 engraved 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 center: C. P. S. C. M.; upper right: P; lower center: Profil des deux Venteaux de la Porte cochere, qui ne s'ouvre que / jusqu'a la hauteur de l'imposte, y ayant une grille dans la partie dormante. / C. P. R.; lower right: 5; inscribed in graphite, upper right: 63

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Bound Print, 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; 1921-6-282-64

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