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Drawing, Design for Title Page, Cahier des Parasols Chinois, ca. 1770

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jean-Baptiste Pillement. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and black ink, black chalk. 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: 31.8 x 21.8 cm (12 1/2 x 8 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: D&C Blauw

It is signed

Signed at bottom (in black crayon): Jean Pillement/1770.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Title Page, Cahier des Parasols Chinois, ca. 1770; Designed by Jean-Baptiste Pillement (French, 1728–1808); France; pen and brown ink, brush and black ink, black chalk; Sheet: 31.8 x 21.8 cm (12 1/2 x 8 9/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-242

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