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Print, A Bed, ca. 1765

This is a Print. It was print maker: Matthew Liard. It is dated ca. 1765 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving 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

Plate: 44.5 × 28.7 cm (17 1/2 × 11 5/16 in.) Paper: 45.6 × 29.8 cm (17 15/16 × 11 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed, lower center: "Lit à la Polonoise"; lower left: "Liard fecit." Below along margin: Se vend à Paris chez Liard dessinateur, Rue Jacquelot... Perruguier. Avec Privilege du Roy." Along right margin: "...Lit...piece de bois compris le pied jusqu'à la courbe de Fer. courbe de Fer arronoly."

Cite this object as

Print, A Bed, ca. 1765; Print Maker: Matthew Liard (English, ca. 1736–1782); France; engraving on paper; Plate: 44.5 × 28.7 cm (17 1/2 × 11 5/16 in.) Paper: 45.6 × 29.8 cm (17 15/16 × 11 3/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-86

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