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Morceaux de caprice à divers usages
Ecole de l'architecture bavaroise

François de Cuvilliés I (German, 1695–1768), François de Cuvilliés II (German, 1731–1777), Engraver Georg Sigmund Roesch (German, died in 1766)

Place of Publication: Munich, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 146, 182


Overall: 45.8 x 32.5 x 7.5 cm (18 1/16 x 12 13/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of 265 etchings and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(Munich: by the author; Paris: Poilly; and Paris: Huquier [1745-1771]) Folio; 265 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped marbled calf; gilt, marbled, and gauffered edges

Ornamental designs for cartouches, doorways, chimneys, tables, ironwork, fountains, ceilings, frames, etc.; architectural plans for country homes, gardens, altars, etc.; miscellaneous compositions relating to arts of painting and drawing, mythology, etc.

Munich: by the author; Paris: Poilly; and Paris: Huquier [1745-1771]


Royal Bavarian collection (stamp on title); William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, March 11, 1948.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund