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Bound Print, Title Page, Livre de Portion de Plafonds et d'un Poëlle (Book of Portions of Ceilings and of a Stove)

This is a bound print. It was designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder and François de Cuvilliés the younger and published by Gabriel Huquier and François de Cuvilliés the Elder and engraved by François de Cuvilliés the younger. It is dated 1731–68 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: Cuvilliés Fils Sculpsit.; lower center: Se vend a Paris chez Huquier ruë des Mathurins, et chez l'Auteur a Munich C. P. R.

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, upper center: LIVRE DE PORTION DE PLAFONS ET D'UN POËLLE, / Inventés par Mrs. de Cuvilliés le Pere Premier Architecte de leurs / A. S. E. de Baviere, et de Cologne et par son Fils.; lower left: Saillie de la Cheminée.; lower right: Pan Coupé.

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Title Page, Livre de Portion de Plafonds et d'un Poëlle (Book of Portions of Ceilings and of a Stove); Designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder and François de Cuvilliés the younger; Germany; engraving on paper; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-282-78

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