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Drawing, Cartoon for Printed Cotton: The Four Elements [Les Quatre Elements], 1810–20

This is a Drawing. It was created by Bonaventure M. Lebert and manufactured by Hartmann et Fils. It is dated 1810–20. Its medium is pen and black ink, traces of graphite on cream laid paper, mounted. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Bridget Mahon. It is credited Gift of Bridget Mahon.

Its dimensions are

58 x 45.4 cm (22 13/16 x 17 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Scale in pen and black ink (according to Richard Wunder, by the artist's hand), lower margin.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Cartoon for Printed Cotton: The Four Elements [Les Quatre Elements], 1810–20; Bonaventure M. Lebert (1759–1836); France; pen and black ink, traces of graphite on cream laid paper, mounted; 58 x 45.4 cm (22 13/16 x 17 7/8 in.); Gift of Bridget Mahon; 1898-21-12-b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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