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Drawing, Design for a painted decoration in honor of a French general who had been governor of a crown prince, 1760–90

This is a Drawing. It was circle of Charles Nicolas Cochin the younger. It is dated 1760–90 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and ink, black crayon on 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.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 38.8 x 30.1 cm (15 1/4 x 11 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

"OB/Gallici/Nominis/Hostes/Deletos." "OB/Validissimas/Vrbes/Et Arces/Subactas." "OB/Delphinium/Heroicis/Virtutibus/Institutum."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a painted decoration in honor of a French general who had been governor of a crown prince, 1760–90; Circle of Charles Nicolas Cochin the younger (1715 - 1790); France; pen and ink, black crayon on paper; Sheet: 38.8 x 30.1 cm (15 1/4 x 11 7/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-23

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