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What is this?

Horizontal rectangle, on two joined sheets of paper, printed in brilliant colors. Esther, seated, being attended by serving woman, with Hegar standing by. Architectural background with drapery.

This is a overdoor from France. It is dated 1825 and we acquired it in 1931. Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

block-printed on handmade paper

Its dimensions are

82.5 x 112 cm (32 1/2 x 44 1/8 in.)

This object was after Jean-Francois de Troy

This object was catalogued by Calvin S. Hathaway and donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18319133/ |title=Overdoor, "La Toilette d'Esther", 1825 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=31 July 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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