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This and 11 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album, Livre De Vases, 1703–70.

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1920

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Drawing, Plate 1, Title Plate, Livre de vases (Book of Vases), 1695–1779

This is a Drawing. It was designed by François Boucher and published by Chez Le Pere et Avaulez. It is dated 1695–1779 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is pen and red ink on cream 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.

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, upper right: 1; within cartouche: LIVRE / DE VASES / Par Francois / Bouçher / Peintre du / Roy.; lower margin: A Paris chez Le Pere et Avaulez Mds. dEstampes rue St. Jacques

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Drawing, Plate 1, Title Plate, Livre de vases (Book of Vases), 1695–1779; Designed by François Boucher (French, 1703–1770); France; pen and red ink on cream laid paper; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-504-1

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