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Drawing, Designs for Painted Panels, 1788–90

This is a Drawing. It was created by Claude-Louis Desrais. It is dated 1788–90 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and white gouache and sepia washes, black chalk on two pieces of off-white laid paper, joined. 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

50.1 × 9.7 cm (19 3/4 × 3 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Designs for Painted Panels, 1788–90; Claude-Louis Desrais (French, 1746–1816); France; pen and ink, brush and white gouache and sepia washes, black chalk on two pieces of off-white laid paper, joined; 50.1 × 9.7 cm (19 3/4 × 3 13/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-70-1

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