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This and 149 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album, Album of Prints: Designs by François de Cuvilliés as well as other German Artists.

Object Timeline

1920

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2023

  • You found it!

Print, Design for Fountain with an Anchor

This is a Print. It was designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder and print maker: Georg Siegmond Roesch and published by Nicolas Jean Baptiste de Poilly. 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 donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

Platemark: 35.9 x 23.5 cm (14 1/8 x 9 1/4 in.) Sheet: 44 x 28.6 cm (17 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Lettered lower left, in plate: Inventé par F. de Cuvilliés; Lettered lower right, in plate: gravé par Georg Sig.Roesch

It is inscribed

On plate, upper right: B; lower left: Inventé par F. de Cuvilliés; lower center: C.P.S.C.M.; lower right: gravé par Georg Sig. Roesch/4

Cite this object as

Print, Design for Fountain with an Anchor; Designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder (Belgian, active Germany, 1695 - 1768); Print Maker: Georg Siegmond Roesch; Published by Nicolas Jean Baptiste de Poilly (France, 1712 – ca. 1758); France; etching and engraving on off-white laid paper; Platemark: 35.9 x 23.5 cm (14 1/8 x 9 1/4 in.) Sheet: 44 x 28.6 cm (17 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-285-11

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