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Bound Print, Designs for Capitals

This is a bound print. It was designed by François de Cuvilliés the younger and published by François de Cuvilliés the younger and engraved by François de Cuvilliés the younger. It is dated 1731–77 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.

Its dimensions are

Platemark: 25.8 × 37.4 cm (10 3/16 × 14 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black chalk, lower left: Cuvillies C. P S C M

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Designs for Capitals; Designed by François de Cuvilliés the younger (German, 1731 - 1777); Germany; engraving on paper; Platemark: 25.8 × 37.4 cm (10 3/16 × 14 3/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-282-85

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