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Bound Print, Three Vases, Suitte de vases projetes pour Nimphenbourg (Set of Vases Designed for Nymphenburg)

This is a Bound print. It was designed by François de Cuvilliés the younger, Jean-Charles Delafosse and Matthäus Günther and published by François de Cuvilliés the younger and engraved by Joseph Kaltner. It is dated 1770 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: 26.5 × 39.3 cm (10 7/16 × 15 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, upper left: C. P. S. C. M.; upper right: C. P. R.; above vase at left: C; above vase at center: A; above vase at B; on pedestal at lower left: Suitte des vases projetes pour Nim: / phenbourg celuy marqué A. est du / Dessein de Mr. de Cuvillies, celuy / marque B de celuy de Mr. DeLafosse / et celuy marque C. du dessein de Mr. Guinter Sculpteur de la coure / grave par Josephe Kaltner 1770.; inscribed in graphite, vertically, lower right: 85

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Three Vases, Suitte de vases projetes pour Nimphenbourg (Set of Vases Designed for Nymphenburg); Designed by François de Cuvilliés the younger, Jean-Charles Delafosse and Matthäus Günther; Germany; engraving on paper; Platemark: 26.5 × 39.3 cm (10 7/16 × 15 1/2 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-282-86

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