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Drawing, Ornament Composition, ca. 1745

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1745 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, black chalk 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

Sheet: 18.2 x 20 cm (7 3/16 x 7 7/8 in.) Frame H x W x D: 50.2 x 39.7 x 2.5 cm (19 3/4 x 15 5/8 x 1 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: COFIGANON MOYEN / AUVERGNE (RB '45)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Ornament Composition, ca. 1745; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); France; pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, black chalk on white laid paper; Sheet: 18.2 x 20 cm (7 3/16 x 7 7/8 in.) Frame H x W x D: 50.2 x 39.7 x 2.5 cm (19 3/4 x 15 5/8 x 1 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-416

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008 and The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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