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Print, Design for a Confident (Sofa)

This is a Print. It was created by Claude Delagardette and published by Jacques-François Chéreau and after Richard de Lalonde. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1931. 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 Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 24.8 x 38.7 cm (9 3/4 x 15 1/4 in.) Platemark: 18.7 x 29.7 cm (7 3/8 x 11 11/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower margin: LaLonde Inv. Del. A Paris chez Chereau rüe des Mathurins Avec Privilège du Roy Delagardette

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, upper margin: Veme Cahier d'Ameublemens Dessinés par La Londe.; upper right: E; upper center: Face et profil d'un Confident Orné de Sculptures

Cite this object as

Print, Design for a Confident (Sofa); Claude Delagardette (1762–1805); France; etching on white laid paper; Sheet: 24.8 x 38.7 cm (9 3/4 x 15 1/4 in.) Platemark: 18.7 x 29.7 cm (7 3/8 x 11 11/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-94-201

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