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Designer:
Jean Mansart de Jouy, French, 1705 - 1783  Search this
A. Le Canu, French, active 1746 – 1768  Search this
Print Maker:
Étienne Charpentier, French, 1707 – after 1792  Search this
Jean François Daumont, French, active 1740-1775  Search this
A. Le Canu, French, active 1746 – 1768  Search this
Publisher:
Jacques-François Chéreau, French, 1742–1794  Search this
Architect:
François de Cuvilliés the Elder, Belgian, active Germany, 1695 - 1768  Search this
Type:
albums (bound) & books
Album
Object Name:
Album
Made in:
France
Date:
mid- 18th–late 18th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Album of exterior door designs decorated with rococo ornament and motifs. Some of the designs appear multiple times but with slight variations to the plates, in terms of finish and titles. Copies of the series were published by J.F. Chereau, signed by Le Canu inv. and Daumont exc. (1760-90) instead of Mansart and Charpentier. At least one of the plates in this album have had the signatures taken out.
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1921-6-359
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4891abe99-81d3-4543-8b08-dbca6df65729
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1921-6-359