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Drawing, Spandrel Decoration: Fame and Truth Applauding Louis XV

This is a Drawing. It was made by François Boucher. We acquired it in 1911. Its medium is black chalk, pen and brown ink, brush and pale pink wash on white paper, lined. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Between Fame and Truth .

This object was donated by Advisory Council.

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Drawing, Spandrel Decoration: Fame and Truth Applauding Louis XV; Made by François Boucher (French, 1703–1770); France; black chalk, pen and brown ink, brush and pale pink wash on white paper, lined; 1911-28-8

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