Print, Title Page
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
It is credited
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
Its dimensions are
Platemark: 35.7 x 23.4 cm (14 1/16 x 9 3/16 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
Printed upper center, in plate: 2me. Livre; Printed upper right, in plate: B; Printed center, in plate: Morceaux / de Caprice A / divers usages. / Inventé par François / de Cuvilliés Conseiller / et Architecte de / Sa Majesté / Imperialle. se / vend chez /Lauteur.; Printed lower center, in plate: C.P.S.C.M. / Se vend a Paris chez le Sr. Poilly ruë St. Iacque a limage St. Benoit Avec Privilege du Roy; Printed lower right, in plate: 1
Cite this object as
Print, Title Page; 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: 35.7 x 23.4 cm (14 1/16 x 9 3/16 in.) Sheet: 44 x 28.6 cm (17 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-285-8