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Drawing, Elevation of Salon Chimney Wall, ca. 1780

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black and brown ink, brush and watercolor, white gouache, over black chalk indications on 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

83 x 39.1 cm (32 11/16 x 15 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed (signed?) in pen and black ink at the lower left: "de Moreau" or "le Moreau"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation of Salon Chimney Wall, ca. 1780; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); France; pen and black and brown ink, brush and watercolor, white gouache, over black chalk indications on paper, lined; 83 x 39.1 cm (32 11/16 x 15 3/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-218

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