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

Engraving on white laid paper | 1740

François de Cuvilliés

Folio 11, plate 3 of series 7. Design for ceiling with one quarter depicted. Upper left (presumed central ceiling motif), lard medallion with 4 quadrants: moon and stars (upper left), wind with birds in flight (upper right), rain (lower left), wind (...
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