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Drawing, Design for a Brooch, ca. 1900

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Eugène Samuel Grasset. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1954. Its medium is brush and gouache, watercolor, graphite on blue-gray wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was purchased from Lucien Goldschmidt, Inc. and donated by Mrs. Henry B. du Pont. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Henry B. du Pont.

Its dimensions are

17.6 x 22.7 cm (6 15/16 x 8 15/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It is signed

Lower right below image, monogram

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: 6 1/2

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Brooch, ca. 1900. brush and gouache, watercolor, graphite on blue-gray wove paper. Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Henry B. du Pont. 1954-41-1.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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