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Drawing, Sepulcher in Egyptian Style with Sphinxes and an Owl

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Louis-Jean Desprez. We acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, gray and blue-gray wash, traces of graphite on off-white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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Drawing, Sepulcher in Egyptian Style with Sphinxes and an Owl; Designed by Louis-Jean Desprez (French, active Sweden, 1743–1804); Italy; pen and black ink, gray and blue-gray wash, traces of graphite on off-white paper; 1938-88-3953

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