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Drawing, Design for the Hilt of a Hunting Sword, ca. 1750

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and black wash, gray-blue watercolor on paper, laid down. 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

Frame: 50.2 x 39.7 x 2.5 cm (19 3/4 x 15 5/8 x 1 in.) Sheet: 20.9 x 12.1 cm (8 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

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Drawing, Design for the Hilt of a Hunting Sword, ca. 1750; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); France; pen and black ink, brush and black wash, gray-blue watercolor on paper, laid down; Frame: 50.2 x 39.7 x 2.5 cm (19 3/4 x 15 5/8 x 1 in.) Sheet: 20.9 x 12.1 cm (8 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-504

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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