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Drawing, Sketches for scene 1 and 2 of the cartoon for cotton printing: The History of Henry IV [L'Histoire de Henri IV], ca. 1820

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Hartmann et Fils. It is dated ca. 1820. Its medium is graphite on cream-colored paper. 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

29.1 × 87.3 cm (11 7/16 × 34 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscription in graphite, in the artist's hand, lower margin: groupe/ coin a droite/ repare ager/ la coin a gauche/ du bas [and quotation from Voltaire's text, bottom left and right].

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Drawing, Sketches for scene 1 and 2 of the cartoon for cotton printing: The History of Henry IV [L'Histoire de Henri IV], ca. 1820; Manufactured by Hartmann et Fils (France); France; graphite on cream-colored paper; 29.1 × 87.3 cm (11 7/16 × 34 3/8 in.); Gift of Bridget Mahon; 1898-21-21-b

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