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Cabinet de Mr le Compte Bielinski, from 'Oeuvres de Juste Aurelle Meissonnier'

Artist:
Juste Aurèle Meissonnier (French, Turin 1695–1750 Paris)
Engraver:
Pierre Chenu (French, Paris 1730–late 18th century)
Publisher:
Gabriel Huquier (French, Orléans 1695–1772 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1742–48
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
Plate: 21 7/16 × 13 9/16 in. (54.4 × 34.5 cm) Sheet: 22 11/16 × 17 in. (57.7 × 43.2 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
18.62.5.44
Not on view
View of a wall elevation with a fireplace in the center. Over the mantel a large mirror has been placed which reflects part of the room and the half-opened double doors on the opposite end of it.
Inscription: From left to right and top to bottom: 'P'; '87'; 'J.A. Meissonnier inv.'; 'Chenu sculp.'; 'Cabinet de Mr. le COmte Bielenski Grand Marechal de la Couronne de Pologne executé en 1734'; 'A Paris chés Huquier rue St. Jacques au coin de celles des Mathurins CPR.'
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Living in Style: Five Centuries of Interior Design from the Collection of Drawings and Prints," June 17, 2013–September 9, 2013.

Guilmard 1880, p. 156; Fuhring 1999, vol. II. G 90
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