Two Quarters of a Ceiling, Nouveau Livre de Plafonds (New Book of Ceilings)

Etching and engraving on paper | 1740-68

François de Cuvilliés

Design for two quarters of a ceiling in the Rococo style with alternate suggestions divided by a central rosette.

Credit: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Object: 1921-6-281-83

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