Print, Design for Wall Niche with a Fountain, 1745
This is a Print. It was designed by Jean-François Cuvilliés and published by Nicolas Jean Baptiste Poilly and engraved by Karl Albert von Lespilliez. It is dated 1745 and we acquired it in 1921. 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: 35.5 x 22.9 cm (14 x 9 in.) Sheet: 44 x 28.6 cm (17 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.)
It is inscribed
On plate, upper center: 16me. Livre; upper center, in the image: C.P.S.C.M./Desseins de Lambris Nouvellement jnventés par le Sr. de Cuvilliés premier Architecte de S.A.S.E. de Baviere.; upper right: Q; below: Se vend a Paris chez le Sr. Poilly ruë St. Iacque a L'jmage St. Benoit, Avec Privilege du Roy, et chez lauteur; lower right: Gravé par C.A. de Lespilliez/1
Cite this object as
Print, Design for Wall Niche with a Fountain, 1745; Designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder (Belgian, active Germany, 1695 - 1768); Germany; etching and engraving on off-white laid paper; Platemark: 35.5 x 22.9 cm (14 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; 1921-6-285-82