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Drawing, Project for a Coffered Ceiling, with the Muses, ca. 1780

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and brown and black ink, brush and rose, gray, blue and brown washes, graphite onwhite laid paper, lined. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

13.6 x 42 cm (5 3/8 x 16 9/16 in.)

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Drawing, Project for a Coffered Ceiling, with the Muses, ca. 1780; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); France; pen and brown and black ink, brush and rose, gray, blue and brown washes, graphite onwhite laid paper, lined; 13.6 x 42 cm (5 3/8 x 16 9/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-102

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