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Drawing, Design for Temple of Justice or Temple of Immortality, ca. 1765

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Jean-Charles Delafosse. It is dated ca. 1765 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and pink, blue and gray wash, black chalk on 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

15.2 x 23.7 cm (6 in. x 9 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: Cooper Union Museum, New York, stamp 457e

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite on verso: Temple de l'Immortalité/J.C. Delafosse"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Temple of Justice or Temple of Immortality, ca. 1765; Architect: Jean-Charles Delafosse (French, 1734–1791); France; pen and black ink, brush and pink, blue and gray wash, black chalk on paper; 15.2 x 23.7 cm (6 in. x 9 5/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-64

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