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Drawing, Design for a Mirror Frame with Monogram of Marie-Antoinette, 1787–90

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Richard de Lalonde and made for (as the client) Marie Antoinette, Queen of France. It is dated 1787–90 and 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 Day series in a post titled The Queen of Roses.

This object was donated by Advisory Council and catalogued by Megan L. Smith and Rudolph Berliner. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

49.8 x 32.2cm (19 5/8 x 12 11/16in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: IV. Stamp, verso: Cooper Union Museum of New York.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Mirror Frame with Monogram of Marie-Antoinette, 1787–90; Designed by Richard de Lalonde (French, active 1780–96); France; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, yellow watercolor, graphite on paper; 49.8 x 32.2cm (19 5/8 x 12 11/16in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 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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