Print, Design for Wall Niche with a Bed
This is a Print. It was designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder. It is dated 1745 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching and engraving on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
It is credited
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
Its dimensions are
Platemark: 35.8 x 22.8 cm (14 1/8 x 9 in.) Sheet: 44 x 28.6 cm (17 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.)
It is signed
Lettered lower right, in plate: Gravé par C. A. de Lespilliez.
It is inscribed
Printed upper center, in plate: C. P. S.C.M. / Livre de decorations de Lambris inventées par F. de Cuvilliés premier Architecte de S.A.S.E. de Baviere; Printed upper right, in plate: 19me. Livre. / T.; Printed lower center, in plate: Se vend à Paris chez le Sr. Poilly ruë St. Iacques à l'image S. Benoît, avec privilege du Roi, et chez l'Auteur.; Printed lower right, in plate: 1; Inscribed in graphite, lower center, in margin: 105
Cite this object as
Print, Design for Wall Niche with a Bed; Designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder (Belgian, active Germany, 1695 - 1768); Germany; etching and engraving on off-white laid paper; Platemark: 35.8 x 22.8 cm (14 1/8 x 9 in.) Sheet: 44 x 28.6 cm (17 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-285-106