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Drawing, Elevation of a Mantlepiece Wall, 1770–80

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Jean-Charles Delafosse. It is dated 1770–80 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and yellow, rose and grey wash. 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: 14.4 x 22.9 cm (5 11/16 x 9 in.)

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Drawing, Elevation of a Mantlepiece Wall, 1770–80; Manufactured by Jean-Charles Delafosse (French, 1734–1791); France; pen and black ink, brush and yellow, rose and grey wash; Sheet: 14.4 x 22.9 cm (5 11/16 x 9 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-41

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