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Print, The Sense of Smell, ca. 1750

This is a Print. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is hand-colored etching with watercolor on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

19 5/16 X 21 15/16 in. (49.0 X 55.8 cm)

It is inscribed

In a framing with an arched top, and an escutcheon, bottom center, inscribed: "L"ODORAT." Bottom margin, left: "Mondon invenit;" center: "a Paris ches Charpentier rue St. Jacques au Coq. Avec privilege du Roy." Fragmentary framing line.

Cite this object as

Print, The Sense of Smell, ca. 1750; France; hand-colored etching with watercolor on paper; 19 5/16 X 21 15/16 in. (49.0 X 55.8 cm); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-290

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