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Drawing, View of Masquerade Ball, 1770–80

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1770–80 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, watercolor on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Karin Zonis. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

  • Object ID #18171863
  • pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, watercolor, black chalk on white laid....
  • 1911-28-38

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  • pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, watercolors, white gouache, graphite....
  • Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
  • 1911-28-251

Its dimensions are

30.9 x 40 cm (12 3/16 x 15 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: D&C. Blauw (Heaword 3267A)

It is signed

Signed in brown and black ink, respectively, lower left: J.Ch. Delafosse / J.C. Delafosse

Cite this object as

Drawing, View of Masquerade Ball, 1770–80; France; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, watercolor on laid paper; 30.9 x 40 cm (12 3/16 x 15 3/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-39

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