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Drawing, Fantasy of Classical Sculpture, 1770

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1770 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and brush and black ink, wash, black chalk on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

14 x 9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: Cooper Union Museum, New York, stamp 457e

Cite this object as

Drawing, Fantasy of Classical Sculpture, 1770; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); France; pen and brush and black ink, wash, black chalk on white laid paper; 14 x 9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-244-2

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