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This and 5 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Book, Arabesques (Arabesques).

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Bound Print, Plate 1, L’Air (The Air), Arabesques (Arabesques)

This is a Bound print. It was designed by Jean Démosthène Dugourc and etched by Jean Démosthène Dugourc and published by Jacques-François Chéreau. It is dated 1782 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching 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

26 x 18.5 cm (10 1/4 x 7 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, within cartouche at upper center: ARABESQUES / INVENTÉS, ET GRAVÉS / PAR I. D. DUGOURC / 1782; lower center: L’AIR / A Paris chez Chereau rüe des Mathurins.; lower right: 1

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Plate 1, L’Air (The Air), Arabesques (Arabesques); Designed by Jean Démosthène Dugourc (French, 1749–1825); France; etching on paper; 26 x 18.5 cm (10 1/4 x 7 5/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-298-1

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