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Drawing, Design for a Brooch

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Eugène Samuel Grasset. 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 featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Grasset's Nymph.

This object was donated by Mrs. Henry B. du Pont.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Brooch; Designed by Eugène Samuel Grasset (Swiss, 1841 – 1917; active Paris, France 1871–1917); France; brush and gouache, watercolor, graphite on blue-gray wove paper; 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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