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Drawing, Design for a country villa, 1765-1770

This is a Drawing. It was attributed to Claude-Nicolas Ledoux. It is dated 1765-1770 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.

Its dimensions are

26.9 × 49 cm (10 9/16 × 19 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a country villa, 1765-1770; Attributed to Claude-Nicolas Ledoux (French, 1736 – 1806); France; pen and ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on laid paper; 26.9 × 49 cm (10 9/16 × 19 5/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-98

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