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1911

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Drawing, Design for a Mirror Frame with Monogram of Marie-Antoinette

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Richard de Lalonde and made for (as the client) Marie Antoinette, Queen of France. We acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, yellow watercolor, graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled The Queen of Roses.

This object was donated by Advisory Council.

  • Decorative Panel (France)
  • block printed and hand painted on a combed background.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1931-45-61
  • Decorative Panel (France)
  • block-printed and hand painted on a combed background.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1931-45-62

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Mirror Frame with Monogram of Marie-Antoinette; Designed by Richard de Lalonde (French, active 1780–96); France; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, yellow watercolor, graphite on paper; 1911-28-207

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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