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Drawing, Panel with Grotesque Design and Scenes of the Labors of Hercules, ca. 1800

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor on off-white paper, lined with white heavy paper and framed by blue color paper colored light brown and black. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

71.4 x 20.5 cm (28 1/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

watermark: D C BLAUM and Churchill 194

It is signed

Signed in pen and brown ink at lower left: C. Normand in. et fecit

Cite this object as

Drawing, Panel with Grotesque Design and Scenes of the Labors of Hercules, ca. 1800; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); France; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor on off-white paper, lined with white heavy paper and framed by blue color paper colored light brown and black; 71.4 x 20.5 cm (28 1/8 x 8 1/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-500

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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