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Drawing, Design for a Sword Hilt, ca. 1750

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jacques-François Blondel and designed by Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and bistre, ink, brush and grey wash, graphite on cream laid paper, lined. 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: 17.5 x 14.4 cm (6 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Sword Hilt, ca. 1750; Jacques-François Blondel (French, 1705 - 1774); France; pen and bistre, ink, brush and grey wash, graphite on cream laid paper, lined; Sheet: 17.5 x 14.4 cm (6 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-388

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