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Drawing, Design for Chinoiserie Wall Decoration, ca. 1720

This is a Drawing. It was made by Daniel Marot. It is dated ca. 1720 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink; brush and rose, yellow and light blue watercolor, white gouache; graphite on off white laid paper. 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.

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Its dimensions are

29.3 x 47.9 cm (11 9/16 x 18 7/8 in. )

It has the following markings

Watermark: IV

It is inscribed

In ink lower right: Daniel(us) Marot fecit

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Chinoiserie Wall Decoration, ca. 1720; Made by Daniel Marot (French, active in the Netherlands and England, 1661–1752); Netherlands; pen and black ink; brush and rose, yellow and light blue watercolor, white gouache; graphite on off white laid paper; 29.3 x 47.9 cm (11 9/16 x 18 7/8 in. ); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-213

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

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