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Drawing, Vases and Urns

This is a drawing. It was created by Jean-Charles Delafosse. It is dated 1770 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on 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.

  • Drawing, Design for a Frieze
  • charcoal, pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper.
  • Museum purchase through gift of various donors.
  • 1901-39-1219

Its dimensions are

35.3 x 17.4 cm (13 7/8 x 6 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Vases and Urns; Jean-Charles Delafosse (French, 1734–1791); France; pen and ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on laid paper; 35.3 x 17.4 cm (13 7/8 x 6 7/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-53

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