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Drawing, Design for an Overdoor

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1785-1790 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and sepia washes. 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

12.3 × 17.7 cm (4 13/16 × 6 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

watermark: Top part of a crowned escutcheon.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Overdoor; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); Netherlands; pen and ink, brush and sepia washes; 12.3 × 17.7 cm (4 13/16 × 6 15/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-278-c

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