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Print, Design for a Cartouche with Crayfish (Horizontal), 1740

This is a Print. It was designed by Jacques de Lajoüe and engraved by Gabriel Huquier. It is dated 1740 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

Platemark: 24.3 x 21 cm (9 9/16 x 8 1/4 in.) Sheet: 32.7 x 24 cm (12 7/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

On plate, upper right: 6; lower left: de la Joue, in.; lower center: avec privilege du Roy.; lower right: Huquier Sculp.; on sheet (if vertical), upper right: 26

Cite this object as

Print, Design for a Cartouche with Crayfish (Horizontal), 1740; Designed by Jacques de Lajoüe (French, 1687–1761); France; engraving on white laid paper; Platemark: 24.3 x 21 cm (9 9/16 x 8 1/4 in.) Sheet: 32.7 x 24 cm (12 7/8 x 9 7/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-326-26

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