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  • Place of origin:

    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    ca. 1740 to ca. 1756 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cornille, François (designer)
    Monchelet (engraver)
    Chéreau, François the younger, born 1717 - died 1755 (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.564-1991

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 151

Physical description

Engraving; numbered. From a series of books of designs for furniture, interior decoration and architecture, each complete set consisting of four prints. Subjects include retables, coach gateways, confessionals, wall coverings, a library interior, church organs and porches.

Place of Origin

Paris (published)

Date

ca. 1740 to ca. 1756 (designed)

Artist/maker

Cornille, François (designer)
Monchelet (engraver)
Chéreau, François the younger, born 1717 - died 1755 (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Numbered

Dimensions

Height: 36.7 to 39 cm plate, Width: 24.5 to 26 cm paper

Descriptive line

Engraved ornament print designed by François Cornille, engraved by Monchelet and published by François Chereau; From a series of books of designs for furniture, interior decoration and architecture; Paris, mid-18th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Ornements, architecture. Paris: La Sirène, 1990. Bookseller's catalogue.
Ornements, architecture. Paris: La Sirène, 1990. Bookseller’s catalogue.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Architecture; Designs; Interior decoration; Engraved ornament; Furniture

Categories

Prints; Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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