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Print, Design for a Canopy Bed in the Turkish Style with Alternate Suggestion in the Italian Style

This is a Print. It was designed by Matthew Liard. It is dated ca. 1765 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching on white 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

25.8 x 43.8 cm (10 3/16 x 17 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed at bottom under image of bed: Lit de Face à la Turc et à l'Italienne à deux/Representations diferentes de Moitié Liard Fecit/se vend à Paris chez Liard dessinateur, Rue Jocquelet quartier mont martre chez un Perruquier. Avec Privilege du Roy.

Cite this object as

Print, Design for a Canopy Bed in the Turkish Style with Alternate Suggestion in the Italian Style; Designed by Matthew Liard (English, ca. 1736–1782); France; etching on white laid paper; 25.8 x 43.8 cm (10 3/16 x 17 1/4 in.) ; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-84

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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