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Livres D'Ornemens Inventés & Dessines par J.A. Meissonnier Architecte, Dessinateur de la Chambre & Cabinet DU ROI, pl. 20 in Oeuvres de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier

Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier1748

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

Design for title page, asymmetrical cartouche decorated with shell motif, auricular elements with extending foliage, a river god (at right) seated on a fountain. In the center of the cartouche is written: LIVRES D'ORNEMENS/Inventés & Dessines/PAR J.O. MEISSONIER/ARCHITECTE, DESSINATEUR/de la Chambre & Cabinet/DU ROI.

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  • Title: Livres D'Ornemens Inventés & Dessines par J.A. Meissonnier Architecte, Dessinateur de la Chambre & Cabinet DU ROI, pl. 20 in Oeuvres de Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier
  • Creator: Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier
  • Date Created: 1748
  • Type: Print
  • Rights: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
  • Medium: Etching on off-white laid paper
  • Provenance: Jean Léon Decloux (Decloux 173)
  • Paper Support: Off-white laid paper
  • Inscribed: Inscribed on plate, upper left: D; upper right: 20; lower right: Laureolli Sculp.; lower center: A Paris chez Huquier rue St. Jacque au coin de celle des Mathurins C.P.R.
  • Dimensions: 11.3 x 21.5 cm (4 7/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

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