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Drawing, Project for a Country Villa

This is a Drawing. It was circle of Claude-Nicolas Ledoux. It is dated ca. 1765–70 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, black chalk on paper, lined. 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, Temple of Curiosity
  • pen and black ink, brush and brown wash, blue watercolor, graphite on....
  • Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
  • 1911-28-463

Its dimensions are

27 x 49 cm (10 5/8 x 19 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Project for a Country Villa; Circle of Claude-Nicolas Ledoux (French, 1736 – 1806); France; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, black chalk on paper, lined; 27 x 49 cm (10 5/8 x 19 5/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-99

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