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Drawing, Design for a Decorative Ewer, 1765

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1765 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and wash, graphite on white laid 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

25.5 x 15.2 cm (10 1/16 in. x 6 in.)

It is inscribed

In pen and brown ink, lower left: J. C. Delafosse

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Decorative Ewer, 1765; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); France; pen and black ink, brush and wash, graphite on white laid paper; 25.5 x 15.2 cm (10 1/16 in. x 6 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-384

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