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Print, Title Page

This is a Print. It was designed by François-Thomas Mondon and print maker: Antoine Aveline and published by Antoine Aveline and François-Thomas Mondon and dedicatee: Alexis II Madeleine-Rosalie de Châtillon. It is dated 1736 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching and engraving on 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: 23.3 x 17.8 cm (9 3/16 x 7 in.) Sheet: 31.9 x 23.5 cm (12 9/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Lettered in plate, lower center: Se Vend à Paris chez Mondon le Fils ruë S. Eloy à l’Hôtel Pepin/ Et Chez A. Aveline ruë S. Jacques à la Reine de France

It is inscribed

Lettered in plate, upper left: E; numbered upper right: 1; lettered in center: CINQUIEME/ LIVRE/ De Figures Et Ornements Chinois/ Dedié / A très Haut Et tres Illustre Seigneur/ Monseigneur Alexis Madelaine Rosalie/ Duc de Chatillon, Pair de France/ Gouverneur de Monseigneur le Dauphin / Chevalier Commandeur des Ordres du Ro, Lieutenant/ Général des Armées de Sa Majesté, Grand Bailly/ de la Perfecture Roialle d’Hagneau, Baron d’Argenton./ Par son très humble très soumis / Et très Obeissant serviteur Mondon le fils./ Et Gravé par A. Aveline/ Avec Privilege du Roi/ 1736; inscribed in graphite lower right, below plate: 8

Cite this object as

Print, Title Page; Designed by François-Thomas Mondon (French, ca. 1709 – 1755); Print Maker: Antoine Aveline (French, 1691 – 1743); Dedicatee: Alexis II Madeleine-Rosalie de Châtillon (French, 1690 – 1754); France; etching and engraving on laid paper; Platemark: 23.3 x 17.8 cm (9 3/16 x 7 in.) Sheet: 31.9 x 23.5 cm (12 9/16 x 9 1/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-366-8

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