Quarter of a Ceiling, Livre de Plafonds (Book of Ceilings)

Engraving on white laid paper | 1740

François de Cuvilliés

Folio 10, plate 2 of series 7. Design for ceiling with trophy motif. Upper left (presumed central ceiling motif) a cartouche with trophy motifs- horn, banner and garland. Below, at right angle, an asymmetric design of putti riding dolphins (at left h...
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